BY RICK WRIGHT –
The Mena Ladycats cruised past the Hackett Lady Hornets three games to none Tuesday, September 20th in Union Bank Center on the Mena High School Campus.
The Ladycats won game one 25-15 and game two 25-12.
In game three, it was all Mena as the Ladycats powered past Hackett 25-8.
The Ladycat volleyball team includes: Addison Smith, Reagan Sikes, Kyntile Wiles, Alicia Barrett, Sealy Thigpen, Ashley Young, Lexi Brooks, Sarah Lynch, Tateli Thacker, Maddison Maddox, Grace Wagner, Brandie Harrison, Haley Montgomery, Breanna Price, Courtney Milam, Jayzlee Bahr, Aliyah Ayres, Alex Yang, Hattie Hunter, Hallee Shelton, Anna Beth Hunter and Ansley Simmons. The Ladycats are coached by Head Coach Brad Lyle and Assistant Coaches Rhonda Thigpen and Tia Fryar. Team managers are Delaney Amason, Hailey Tackett, Kennedy Downen and Ashlyn Soliz.
In Ladycat Junior Varsity action, the Mena JV took game one 25-10 and dominated game two 25-7.
The Junior Ladycats squashed the Junior Lady Hornets 25-13 in game one and 25-13 in game two.
The Seventh Grade Junior Ladycats suffered a 25-4 loss in their first 10 minute period with Hackett. Mena came back to take the second 10 minute period 17-14. However, the Seventh Graders from Hackett edged Mena 17-16 in the third 10 minute session.