Hannah Ramirez and the Panola College Fillies picked up four wins at the Kruse Kickoff Klassic hosted by Blinn College over the weekend, improving the team's overall record to 10-0.
Ramirez, a 2017 Waxahachie graduate, recorded 37 digs during the tournament run.
The Fillies opened the tournament overcoming a slow start to defeat Brookhaven College (25-20, 16-25, 25-19, 28-26) before sweeping Illinois Central (25-12, 25-20, 25-17), Victoria College (25-17, 25-9, 25-10), and Temple College (25-12, 25-18, 25-10).
Three Fillies registered double-digit kills against Brookhaven, including both Daphinie Correa and Sabrina de Lima leading with 12 followed by Mikayla Ware with 10. Molly Harris dished out 24 assists and Bri McGown recorded 21, while Harris also contributed two aces and 9 digs and McGown added six digs of her own. Defensively, Hannah Ramirez notched a season-high 20 digs and de Lima added 13.
In their second match of the day against Illinois Central, Panola was led by Alyssa Lozoya with 10 kills on a blistering .648 hitting percentage, Rebecca Rabius followed with eight kills, and Mikayla Ware added six kills with two aces. Harris and McGown combined for 40 assists, Ramirez picked up seven digs along with three aces, and McKenzie Dimery added six digs to close out the leaders for the match.
In the victory against Victoria College, Correa and Ware lead the offense with six kills apiece, Lozoya added five, and Rabius chipped in four of her own. Harris notched her second double-double of the year with 20 assists, 14 digs and three aces, while Chelsea Chadwick added 10 digs. Correa dominated the net with three solo blocks and two assists, Thaynara Godoi and McKenzie Dimery added three block assists each, and Riley Seegers and Lozoya picked up two assists apiece.
The Fillies completed their weekend with a sweep of Temple College that featured Rabius leading with 10 kills, while Correa and de Lima added eight apiece. De Lima also served up four aces, and Bri McGown dished out 20 assists in the win. Ramirez anchored the floor with 10 digs and Ware added eight. At the net, Godoi and Rabius each picked up two block assists.
Panola returns to action Wednesday, Sept. 5th when the Fillies open Region XIV-North conference play against Trinity Valley at 7 p.m. in Arthur Johnson Gym.