PAULDING – Hicksville hit the road to Paulding for a Green Meadows Conference volleyball match Tuesday night with the visiting Aces posting a straight-set victory over the Panthers at the ‘Jungle.’

The red and white took the opening set 25-22 and followed that up with an identical 25-22 victory in game two. Hicksville then closed out the match by defeating the Panthers 25-16 in game three.

“We were in it the first two sets but let up at the end,” commented Paulding mentor Sydney Collins. “Hicksville has one big hitter that they get the ball to anytime they can. We are still too inconsistent in our offense at the serving line and at the net. You can’t give a good team too many easy points and we did that tonight.”

Maci Kauser picked up 11 digs to lead the way for Paulding with Jocelynn Parrett recording nine digs, two kills and two aces. Aeylah Hitzeman chipped in five kills and a pair of blocks for the Lady Panthers while Marley Parrett totaled six kills, nine digs and one ace. Katie Beckman dished out eight assists and also posted six slams and a block.

“We will continue to work on cleaning up our serving and becoming more consistent attacking,” Collins concluded.

The Panther junior varsity recorded a two-set win over the Lady Aces, taking a 26-24 win in the opening set before posting a 25-17 victory in game two.