Laney 3 Pender 0
(25-13, 25-15, 25-15)
Haleigh Somberg had a strong day from the service line with seven aces and played a key role in the Bucs’ defense with six digs to help guide Laney to a 3-0 straight set season opening sweep on Monday.
Sarah Shropshire added six kills in the attack and Alex Erling picked up nine assists.
Laney stats: Haleigh Somberg: seven aces, six digs; Sarah Shropshire: six kills; Hannah Freas: one ace, three kills; Sarah Jonkheer: one ace, three kills; Alanne Francis: four digs; Alex Erling: two aces, nine assists; Abbie Paswaters: three aces, seven assists;
Laney Record: 1-0;
Next match: Wednesday, Aug. 19 at White Oak
North Brunswick 3 Union 0
(25-19, 25-22, 25-17)
Cape Fear Academy 8 Epiphany School 0 (Monday)
Cape Fear Academy moved its early season record to 3-0-1 following an 8-0 shutout over Epiphany School. The Hurricanes found two goals within the opening 20 minutes of play and added three more just before the break to put Monday’s match out of range.
North Brunswick 4 Trask 0
Four different scorers found the back of the net to guide North Brunswick to a 4-0 win against Trask on Monday. Cole Masters made five saves to preserve the clean sheet.
Goals: Noe Aguillon; Christian Lancaster; Anthony Franklin; Raunel Dominguez; Assists: Lancaster; Liam Davies; Bryan Lopez.