Lady Warriors respond to first loss by sweeping Anna Tournament

The Lady Warriors with their trophy after winning the Anna Tournament on Saturday. (Submitted Photo)

By Doug Daniels /

February 19, 2018

  (Anna, Ill.) - Du Quoin Middle School responded to their first loss of the season by going 4-0 to win the championship of the Anna tournament on Saturday, defeating Jonesboro, Lick Creek, Desoto and Anna, all in straight sets.
  For the tournament, Ayanna Dunklin had a team-high 26 kills, followed by Lauren Heape with 10 and Loveleen Dunklin with 6. Olivia James led the Lady Warriors in digs with 6, Sophie Miller had 5.  Miller led the team in service aces with 14, and in assists with 39.
  This past Thursday, Murphysboro won a battle of the unbeatens by defeating DMS in three sets, 26-24, 20-25, 15-5. A. Dunklin led Du Quoin with 5 kills, L. Dunklin, Miller and Avrey McClanahan each had 3. Miller led assists (5) and aces (5).
  DMS (9-1) returns to action on Tuesday at Nashville Middle School.


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