Photo: Ryan Richardson The Owensboro Times

Posted On: 09/24/20 10:38 AM

Always being a great matchup, Apollo and Owensboro Catholic competed for the first time this season on September 22nd where Apollo won the game 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 19-25, 25-23). Last year, Owensboro Catholic beat Apollo 3-0 in the district championship to gain their 3rd straight title, so this was definitely a grudge match for the two region 3 squads. 

For Apollo, Havanah John, junior, had an impressive match with 19 kills which is a season-high for her so far! Then, Aliyah Carwile, junior, and Brylee Rhodes, senior, followed with 10 kills, and Carwile tallied 3 blocks while Rhodes had 4. Anslee Hopewell, senior, led the team in digs with 14 as she continued to dominate the backrow for the Eagles. Hopewell has started for Apollo since her sophomore year where she gained the libero position and then set for the Eagles her junior year. Now, she is back to her original DS position, and Hopewell continues to show leadership on the floor with her crisp communication skills and undying hustle. Anslee is one of those girls that gives 110% all the time, and you never want her to leave the floor. Their other squad leader is Havanah John who is

Kentucky All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Dig Kentucky to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!