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Lecanto’s Mallori Grey, front, and Mikal Sorel protect the net for a block attempt during Tuesday night’s match at home against Weeki Wachee. The Panthers swept the Hornets in three sets, 25-19, 25-17, 25-18.

Panthers sweep Hornets to stay undefeated

The Lecanto volleyball team moved to 11-0 on the year with a 25-19, 25-17, 25-18 victory over Weeki Wachee on Tuesday at the Panther Den in Lecanto.

Tyler Conklin had 16 digs, 23 serve receive passes, three aces and an assist, Haley Thomasson added 15 kills, seven digs, five aces and a block, Joeimilie Rijos Lozada chipped in 21 assists, 10 digs, four aces and two kills, Davis Bryson added 18 digs, six serve receive passes, six assists and two aces, Mikal Sorel had five kills, three digs, a block and an ace, Grace Teitelman added four kills, two assists and a dig, Tristin King had three kills, two digs and a block, Mallori Grey added 12 digs, 19 serve receive passes, three aces, two kills and two assists, Taelor Rath had two digs and Anna Gill collected a block.

The Panthers (11-0 in matches, 29-3 in games) travel to Hernando on Thursday.

Kelso returns, Warriors roll past Hernando Christian

The 2018 Chronicle volleyball Player of the Year returned from injury for Seven Rivers Christian on Tuesday and helped the Warriors roll at home past Hernando Christian Academy, 25-7, 25-12, 25-10.

Katelyn Kelso had not played yet this season due to a knee injury suffered last basketball season, but hit the court Tuesday and finished with eight kills, five digs and five aces. Jane Jeffes added 21 assists, Madison Peters had eight kills, seven aces, six digs and two blocks and Leighton Stack had seven kills, four digs and two aces.

The Warriors (10-3, 3-0) travel to St. John Lutheran on Thursday.

Dunnellon debuts in Class 5A football poll

After three impressive victories to begin the season, the Dunnellon football team is ranked 10th in Class 5A by FloridaHSFootball.com.

The Tigers (3-0) will get a big test this Friday when they travel to Ocala to face 5A second-ranked Vanguard (2-0).

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