BLUE DRAGONS FALL TO PANOLA TO CLOSE OUT TRIP TO TYLER

Camila Espejo had 15 kills to lead the Blue Dragons, but Panola College downed Hutchinson 3-0 in the final match of the TJC Invitational on Saturday at Tyler, Texas. (Bre Rogers/Blue Dragon Sports Information)
Camila Espejo had 15 kills to lead the Blue Dragons, but Panola College downed Hutchinson 3-0 in the final match of the TJC Invitational on Saturday at Tyler, Texas. (Bre Rogers/Blue Dragon Sports Information)

Hutchinson CC Sports Information

TYLER, Texas – Camila Espejo and Katelyn Elstun combined for 27 kills, but the Hutchinson Community College volleyball team was swept by Panola College in the Blue Dragons' final match of the TJC Invitational at Wagstaff Gym.

The Blue Dragons close out a grueling 11 matches in 14 days going 4-7 over that stretch. The Blue Dragons are 8-11 overall. Hutchinson travels to Dodge City on Tuesday.

The Blue Dragons hit .074 for the match, but were in both the second and third sets.

Espejo finished with 15 kills on .167 hitting to lead Hutchinson. She also had eight digs.

Coming off her record 34 kills against Missouri State-West Plain Friday, Elstun finished with 12 kills on .116 hitting. Jenna Thorne was next with three kills.

Freshman setter Lainey Robertson had 18 assists and six digs to pace the Blue Dragons. Sophomore setter Eboni Sapien had 12 assists and eight digs. Freshman libero Alissa Bautista had 16 digs.

The Blue Dragons had seven team blocks.