Southside knocks off four ranked teams at Danville Invitational



Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy

Southside went undefeated at the Danville Invitational Tournament last Saturday (Sept. 25). The Lady Panthers (32-7, 4-1) defeated Class 3A No. 10 Carbon Hill, 25-19, 25-14; Central-Florence, 25-9, 25-22; Class 4A No. 9 West Morgan, 25-20, 25-23; and Class 3A No. 5 Geraldine, 25-23. 17-25, 15-13 before beating Class 2A No. 2 Addison, 25-21, 25-22 in the championship match. For the tournament for Southside, Kathryn Webb had 123 assists, 22 digs and four aces; Hannah Rogers had 47 digs; Rachael Wilson had 36 kills, six digs and four blocks; Macey Herren had 35 kills, 35 digs and two blocks; Keelan Vice had 34 kills, 15 digs and five blocks; Ziniah Hardy had 27 digs, 25 kills and three blocks; Ella Knowlton (pictured above) had 27 kills, 10 blocks and nine digs; and Rylie Kitchens had 21 digs.

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