Berwick High School's Morgan Toups, left, and Patterson High School's Katelyn Larson were honored for their volleyball academic all-state achievement.
Patterson High School
Patterson put up a fight, but Kaplan proved to be too much as the Pirates clinched their third straight District 8-3A title with a 51-28 victory on Friday.
Despite a disappointing season in which the Patterson Lumberjacks will miss the playoffs for the first time in 17-plus years, Patterson is stalking Kaplan in its season finale Friday in Kaplan.
The Central Catholic Lady Eagles cruised past Christ Episcopal in Division V first-round action with a 3-0 (25-6, 25-6, 25-12) victory in Morgan City Tuesday.
The Tri-City Area’s four volleyball teams qualified for the postseason when brackets were released Monday.