Lady Bengals continue to dominate

Gabrielle Waden (2) prepares to send a screamer into the Lexington back court.

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Lady Bengals have been shredding through their competition and Lexington High was no exception Thursday. The Bengals improved to 25-7-3 on the year with a 3-1 victory over the Wildcats, and the win also added another notch in their nine-game win streak.

Blythewood improved to a perfect 10-0 at home this year with the win. Lexington dropped the first set 25-22, but won the second 25-18. The Bengals claimed the third 27-25 and the fourth 25-16.

Gabrielle Waden and Isabella Bell, both Division One commits, led the way for the dominant Bengals. Waden, a Mississippi State commit, had a game-high 16 kills, two digs, received 14 serves and led both teams in blocked shots with four.

Isabella Bell (14) and Lauryn Coleman (4) bewilder the Wildcats. | Photos/Ross Burton

Bell, a junior and University of Kentucky commit, was third in total kills with 11, behind only Waden and Lexington’s Maggie Salley. Bell led the game in serving aces with four, she had two digs and three service receptions.

Freshmen Skyler Anton and Margret Britt kept their hands busy in the assist department. Britt totaled 16 assists and Anton contributed 11 helpers. Lexington’s Layla Sarvis led the way in assists with 27.