HSVB: Dolphins dominant in season-opening sweep

Hilton Head Prep breezed through its tri-match Saturday, sweeping Lawrence Manning Academy and Northwood Academy in two sets to open the season.

Madison Denny led the team with 15 kills, while Ashley Wilmot added 14 kills and five aces. Denny and Gracie Palumbo-Alkire also notched four blocks apiece.

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Haylee Hopman anchored the defense with 31 digs with help from Wilmot (19 digs) and Abi Mendoza (13 digs).

Gabby Bettez had 30 assists to help her hitters combine for 43 kills on the day.

The Dolphins (2-0) will travel to St. Andrew’s School on Tuesday as they look to continue their unbeaten start before they open region play at Thomas Heyward Academy on Sept. 9.

— Brooke Simons

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