ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Volleyball team picked up two road region wins on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, defeating the Paideia School Pythons 2-0 followed by a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Classical Academy Cavaliers.
In the first match of the night, the Mustangs won the first set 25-13 and secured the victory over Paideia in the second set, winning 25-17.
Mount Vernon racked up 11 aces in the match with Abby Etheridge leading the way with six and teammate Anna-Charlotte Toole totaling three.
The Mustangs had 17 kills in the winning bid with Claire Jacobsen pacing the squad with six.
Taylor Docka and Maggie Sims each had three kills as well.
Sophia Van Name had all of MV's 16 kills.
Kate Dawson and Claire Jacobsen led the team with nine and seven digs, respectively.
In the nightcap against Atlanta Classical, the Mustangs took the first set 25-15 and finished off the match with a 25-15 victory in the second set.
Cate Jacobsen and Van Name led the team in aces with three each.
Van Name had seven kills and eight different Mustangs recorded at least one dig, led by Dawson's six.
The Mustangs (13-16) are back on the court on Tuesday, Oct. 4, traveling to Mt. Paran for a tri-match against the Eagles and Greater Atlanta Christian School.
First serve against Mt. Paran is scheduled for 5 p.m. followed by GAC at 6 p.m. at Hughes Gymnasium in Kennesaw, Ga.
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