Niceville volleyball looks to be in midseason form. Choctaw is still flexing the same swagger from last year’s Elite Eight run.
On Thursday night the 2-0 Eagles defeated Fort Walton Beach 25-5, 25-11, 25-22, and the Indians opened the season with a 25-22, 26-24, 25-23 victory over South Walton.
Two nights after beating the Seahawks 25-16, 25-18, 25-22 at home, the Eagles stuffed the stat sheet in the sweep over their rivals.
Bayley McMenimen had 20 assists, Sarah Markwardt delivered 10 digs and four aces and Georgia Tech commitment Grace McIntosh added 10 kills and four blocks.
At the Tee Pee, Choctaw rode its depth to fight off the visiting Seahawks.
Lindsey Legg had 20 digs and Jessie Fairly racked up 21 assists, 11 digs and eight kills. LSU commitment Melia Lindner delivered 13 kills and 12 digs, Kassandra Fairly had 16 kills and six digs and Sophie Lea dished out 19 assists to accent four kills.
Baker 3, Chipley 0
The Gators swept their district rival 25-14, 25-15, 25-15 in the season opener and then swept Northview Thursday night to improve to 2-0. No stats were reported.
Laurel Hill 3, Rocky Bayou 0
Kylee Seymour had 11 kills and three aces, Micah McVay delivered eight kills and 15 assists and the Hoboes opened the season with a 25-15, 22-25, 25-27, 25-16, 15-9 thriller over the Knights. Afton Adams added seven kills, three blocks and two aces and Laney Fugate chipped in nine digs and two aces.
Rominey Willner led Rocky Bayou with 12 kills and Lydia Turner had 19 assists.
Niceville 3, South Walton 0
McIntosh had nine kills and three blocks, McMenimen delivered 16 assists and Claressa Kohler had 15 assists to lead the Eagles to a season-opening sweep over the Seahawks.
Middle School Football
Shoal River 20, Davidson 8
Bruner (2-0) 36, Meigs (0-2) 0
Middle School Volleyball
Davidson (1-0) over Liza Jackson (1-1) 25-22, 25-11
Shoal River over Pryor 25-9, 25-27, 15-6