Area Tournament: Runner up

On Monday, October 21, Geneva travelled to Houston Academy to partake in the Area Tournament. Along with Geneva, Houston Academy, Slocomb and Wicksburg were in the Area Tournament. 

Geneva vs Wicksburg 

The Lady Panthers took on Wicksburg for all three sets, 25-13, 25-21 and 25-22. This called for the end of the season for the Wicksburg Lady Panthers. For Geneva, Chloe Nance had aces, seven assists, eight kills, two blocks and one dig. Emma Griffin had five kills and three digs and Daydee Holt had one ace and six kills and four digs. Shelby Hammock had two aces, three kills and two digs and Addyson Martin with two kills and two digs. Pazley Lamb with one ace, one kill and two digs. Madison Johnson with five aces, 15 assists, four kills and eight digs. This was Johnson’s first game back from a shoulder injury. 

Geneva vs Houston Academy 

Houston Academy won three out of five games against The Lady Panthers 12-25, 7-25 and 5-25. During the second set, The Lady Panthers came back and started working together and communicating with one another and found their bases, and took the second set, 25-21. For Geneva, Madison Johnson earned one ace, five assists, three kills and two blocks. Pazley Lamb earner two aces and four digs. Shelby Hammock has four aces, one attack and 10 digs and Camryn Sanders with one ace. Chloe Nance earned one ace, three assists, seven kills, one block and two digs. Emma Griffin with one assist, three kills and three digs. Daydee Holt earned two aces, one block and five digs. 

The Lady Panthers will next travel to Montgomery, Al on Thursday, October 24 for the Regional Tournament. If you will not be able to make it there, be sure to catch the games on air as PSN will be live-streaming. The first game starting at 11:30 against Beulah.

2 for 2 on Senior Night

On  Thursday, October 17, the Geneva Lady Panthers host another tri-match this season against Houston Academy and Opp. This was also Senior Night. 


 Geneva Lady panthers took complete control over the Brantley bulldogs, winning 25-20 and 25-10. 

For Geneva, Chloe Nance had 10 kills, six assists and one block and Pazley Lamb had two aces, one assist, and two digs. Camryn Sanders had 14 assists and kill, Shelby Hammock two kills and four digs. Daydee Holt four aces, five kills, two assists, one block and two digs. Emma Griffin had seven kills, one ace, two blocks, two digs and one assist. Addyson Martin had two kills, one dig and one assist.

Seniors Chloe Nance, Daydee Holt, Lailah Bryan and Coach Nix

Geneva vs. Charles Henderson 

Geneva defeated CHHS 25-22, 19-25, and 15-7. 

The Lady Panthers won the first set by 3 points, losing the second set and then coming back and winning the last set. Camryn Sanders had four aces, seven assist and three digs. Chloe Nance with five Aces,  two assists, six kills, and three digs. Emma Griffin with eight kills, one ace, and two digs. Pazley Lamb with one dig. Shelby Hammock with three aces, one kill and one dig and Addyson Martin with one kill and one assist. Daydee Holt with two kills and one dig. 

Their record is 22-16.

Chloe Nance got the game winning kill to win Senior Night. 

The Lady Panthers will next partake in the Area Tournament hosted by HA on Monday, October 21. They will play at 2:30 against Wicksburg.

Exciting Win For the Panthers in Redtop Country

The Geneva Panthers traveled to Slocomb on Friday Night.

Kahari McReynolds celebrating after his early Touchdown

The Panthers would receive to start off the ball game and it would be to their advantage. Geneva would work their way down field to get on Slocomb’s side of the field. Finally, Kahari McReynold’s would take the handoff and take it into the end-zone to give the Panthers an early 6-0 lead. Two-point conversion was no good. Slocomb would not worry though, Redtops would receive the ball and start their drive. Slocomb’s Jaylen Nobles, would take the handoff and shed off a variety of Panthers to take it 51 yards for a Redtop touchdown. Redtops would kick the extra point to give them a 7-6 lead with 6:51 left in the first quarter. Geneva would not be able to make anything happen after being stopped by the Redtops. Slocomb would continue what they had started and would hand it off to Jaylen Nobles for a 49 yard touchdown. Redtops would go into the second quarter with a 14-6 lead.

Dylan Creech taking it to end zone after the fumble recover

Geneva was still unable to get some momentum going in the second quarter. Slocomb would continue taking advantage of their stops and would drive all the way down to the Panthers 20 yard line. Redtops was about to punch it in once again but Geneva was able to cause a fumble and Dylan Creech would recover the ball and take it 80 yards for an 80 yard fumble return. Panthers would get the two-point conversion and tie the ball game up 14-14. The return would fire up the Panthers, and allow them to gain momentum. Geneva forced Slocomb to punt and would continue with their momentum. Geneva drove down field to get on the Redtops side and then would do some “trickeration”. Kahari McReynolds would show off his arm by coming in motion to fake the jet sweep run and throw it 40 yards to, little brother, Timothy McReynolds for a touchdown. Two point conversion would be no good which would have Geneva with a 20-14 lead going into half.

The third quarter was scoreless.

The fourth quarter was almost the same until with 3:00 minutes left in the ball game the excitement started to happen! Slocomb drove down field trying to get into the end-zone with time going down. Redtop’s Brayden Whitaker would connect with Tanner Berry for a 53 yard touchdown pass, extra point would be good. Geneva was not stopping, below 3:00 minutes, the amazing drive would happen. The Panthers would manage the clock and try to get into the end zone but penalties would give them trouble, BUT the Redtops would be called for a pass interference to give Geneva an automatic first down with 26 seconds left. Kahari McReynolds would be put in at quarterback to call his own number and follow his blockers to get into the endzone!!! Geneva would get the two point conversion to make it a seven point lead over Slocomb. Slocomb would try to throw a hail mary with 9.6s left but Geneva would knock it down to give them a 28-21 win over the Redtops.

Panthers discussing their game plan

Geneva would clinch a spot in the playoffs after the huge win over Slocomb!!!

The Panthers will travel to Wicksburg on Oct. 25 for a battle of the Panthers. If you will not be able to make it, make sure to tune in! As always,


Homecoming Win In the G

It was Homecoming in Geneva on Friday night.

2019 Homecoming Queen Chloe Nance being escorted by her father
Damion Kemmerlin and Timothy McReynolds celebrating after Damion’s touchdown

The Panthers took on Houston Academy for Homecoming. Geneva would elect to receive the ball to start off the game, but could not get anything started early. Houston Academy would get the ball after causing a turnover on downs. The Raiders would take advantage of it and drive down field to punch it in for an early 7-0 lead over the Panthers. Later in the quarter Damion Kemmerlin would call his own number and would take it to the house. Geneva would get the two point conversion and go into the second quarter with an 8-6 lead.

Nothing was rolling for either team at the beginning of the second quarter. Until, with 5:50 left in the half Houston Academy’s quarterback would call his own number and run it in for a touchdown. Raiders would go for two, but was stopped by the Panthers. Geneva did not quit, Kahari McReynolds would receive the hand-off and would take it 78 yards for a Geneva touchdown. Two point conversion was no good. The Raiders were not finished, with 1:48 left in the half Houston Academy would drive down field and their quarterback would call his own number once again and would get into the end-zone to gain back the lead. Houston Academy went into half with a 20-14 lead over Geneva.

Houston Academy would receive the ball to start the third quarter and it would be all their’s. After a five minute drive, the Raiders would finally be able to punch it in to increase their lead over the Panthers. Geneva tried to get momentum going after being down 27-14 but the Raiders were all over them.


Kahari going to receive one of Damion’s touchdown throws

Geneva would finally get fired up and get the momentum switched to their side. The fourth quarter would be all in the Panthers hands. Damion Kemmerlin would hit Kahari McReynolds not once but twice in the fourth quarter for two throwing touchdowns. Geneva would take a 28-27 lead after trying to go for two after both touchdowns but would be held short. Kahari McReynolds also had a quarterback keep for a touchdown to increase the Panthers lead to 34-27. It was not just an offensive show. Geneva’s defense had a huge part in the fourth quarter comeback as well. Dylan Creech had huge stops for the Panthers with three hits to cause some major loss of yards for the Raiders and had a key strip that Justin Russ would recover to put it back into the Panther’s offensive hands.

One of Dylan Creech’s key hits

Geneva would come out with a 34-27 Homecoming win over Houston Academy after a huge fourth quarter comeback. The Panthers will be in Slocomb next Friday, Oct. 18 taking on the Redtops. If you will not be able to make it make sure to tune in! As always,


Panthers suffer tough losses

Houston Academy vs Geneva

On Monday, October 7, the Geneva Lady Panthers host another tri-match this season against Houston Academy and Opp. 

 Houston Academy led the majority of the match, winning 25-16, 25-9 and 25-14. In addition to earning the 17 aces, the strong, hard serving forced numerous weak Geneva dig efforts, resulting in the Panthers not being able to set up its attacks. Camryn Sanders had two aces, one assist, one kill and two digs. Chloe Nance with five assists, four kills, and one block. Emma Griffin with one assist, three kills, one block and one dig. Pazley Lamb with three assists and two digs. Shelby Hammock with three kills and Addyson Martin with one assist. 

Opp vs. Geneva

Opp defeated Geneva 25-17, 20-25, 15-12. 

For Geneva, Chloe Nance had seven kills, six assists and two digs and Pazley Lamb had three aces and eight digs. Camryn Sanders had five assists and two digs, Shelby Hammock five kills and Daydee Holt three aces, two kills and two digs. Emma Griffin had three kills and four digs and Addyson Martin had two digs.

Their record is now 18-12. The Lady Panthers next travels to Straughn for a tri match which includes Geneva, Straughn and Goshen. The Lady Panthers first played Goshen then Straughn.