Rolling off an emotional win against Mater Dei, the Panthers won their match against Triad on Wednesday in two sets, 25-10 and 25-8.
Coach Melissa Massey believes this is one of her best, most-consistent serving teams, and the Panthers showed it Wednesday with several aces.
Up front, Elisa Smith, Kenzee Simmers and Lauren Lapre had strong, precise hits.
“Simmers is a strong hitter and can place the ball up front,” Massey said. “Lapre dominates the back row as an outside hitter.”
O’Fallon’s first Southwestern Conference match will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday against Belleville East (0-4). The Knights will play Alton (1-3) at 9 a.m. Saturday.
St. Joseph’s hands Edwardsville its second loss
Edwardsville (4-2) could not find its footing while playing St. Joseph’s (3-0) on Wednesday.
The Tigers lost in two sets, 25-18 and 25-21.
Edwardsville next plays Triad (0-3) at 5 p.m. Monday.
Collinsville ends winless streak
Collinsville got its first win of the season Wednesday against East St. Louis.
Collinsville (1-6) won the sets 25-18 and 25-20 against the Flyers (6-4).
The Kahoks will play another Southwestern Conference match against Granite City (5-3) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. East St. Louis will next play Belleville East (0-4) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Granite City handles Metro-East Lutheran
Granite City (5-3) defeated Metro-East Lutheran (3-5) in two sets Wednesday, 25-13 and 25-17.
The Warriors take on Collinsville (1-6) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Knights will play Gibault (3-5) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.