Trinity Classical Academy girls volleyball swept de Toledo High of West Hills by scores of 25-21, 25-6 and 25-18, on Tuesday at The Master’s University in a CIF-Southern Section Division 9 first-round match.
Kathryn Brooks led the Knights with 13 assists, four kills and two blocks. Carissa Bixler had 11 digs and Jessica Eblin had four aces and three kills.
“Our goal has always been from day one to try to have a great run at the CIF championship and every match we win is just another step closer,” said Trinity coach Rebecca Peluffo.
The Knights are now 13-10-1 in overall and will host Mammoth of Mammoth Lakes on Thursday in the second round, a 4 p.m. match at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health Center.
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Albert Einstein Academy won its CIF-Southern Section Division 10 first-round match Tuesday night against Shalhevet of Los Angeles, 3-0. Game scores at Legacy Volleyball Club were 25-8, 25-7 and 25-6.
Brianna Sanford let the Rockets with eight aces and 10 kills. Helen Rodriguez had seven aces and 10 kills, and Jordan Formia had 19 points on serves.
The Rockets are 15-4 overall.
This is the team’s fifth year winning a first-round playoff game. Einstein will now host San Jacinto Valley Academy (20-3-1) on Thursday in the second round.
Santa Clarita Christian won against Coast Union of Cambria in five games on Tuesday in a Division 9 first-round road match.
Game scores were 21-25, 25-21, 25-13, 22-25 and 15-12.
The Cardinals had five players in double-digits in at least one statistical category. Kalona Marr led the team in kills with 11 and digs with 20. Vanessa Cardenas led in assists with 22.
The Cardinals will play at home in the second round, a 5 p.m. match against Oakwood of North Hollywood.