MORE volleyball: Trinity beats SCCS for first time everThe Wildcats dominated Game 3 early, growing the lead as large as 20-14. With the help of Bri Coleman, whose 10th kill ended the game, Valencia fought back from a potential game four with an 11-3 run that gave the Vikings a 25-23 victory, and the 3-0 sweep of West Ranch. “It feels great,” Coleman said regarding her game-winning kill. “I had my team behind me putting perfect balls for me to get that opportunity.” Allison Jacobs’ 12 kills, Katie Jacobs’ 27 assists, and Victoria Del Rosario’s 10 digs led the Wildcats. “My girls did things that showed grit,” West Ranch head coach Brandon Pank said. “We’re still excited for league and are ready to head into the playoffs on a positive note.” West Ranch hosts the Hart Indians Tuesday night with games against the Canyon Cowboys and Saugus Centurions (4-3) following that the Wildcats must win to keep a hold of first place. Valencia looks to keep pace with West Ranch when they travel to Saugus High School Tuesday night to face the Centurions and have the Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-7) and Cowboys remaining on their schedule.
Saugus 3, Golden Valley 0The Saugus Centurions swept the Golden Valley Grizzlies, 3-0, Thursday night at Golden Valley High School. The game scores were: 25-17, 25-14, and 25-10. The Grizzlies fall to 1-7 in the Foothill League and travel to Canyon High Tuesday night. Grace Ferguson’s 14 kills, Caitlin Liebe’s 11 kills, and Holly Prioli’s 13 digs led the Centurions who move to 4-3 in the Foothill League. They host the Valencia Vikings (6-1) Tuesday night.
Hart 3, Canyon 1The Hart Indians defeated the Canyon Cowboys, 3-1, Thursday night at Canyon High School. The game scores were: 20-25, 25-14, 25-9, and 25-16. The loss drops the Cowboys to 1-7 in the Foothill League. They host the Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-7) Tuesday night. The Indians were led by Madi Fay’s 12 kills, seven blocks, and 25 assists, as well as, Zoe DiNardo’s 11 kills. Hart plays the West Ranch Wildcats (6-1) Tuesday night at West Ranch High School