Valencia Girls Volleyball Team Beats Hart In Five
The Valencia girls volleyball team bounced back after losing its first Foothill League match of the season.
Valencia beat Hart in five games a night after losing to West Ranch in five games.
Valencia won the first two games of the match, but Hart rallied to win the next two. In the fifth game, Valencia won, 15-11.
Serena LeDuff had a match-high 20 kills for Valencia. Teammate Emily Elias had 18 kills and setter Carly Carapella had 55 assists.
Hart’s Anissa Robinson had 11 kills and 10 blocks. Anne Baker, Brittani Elser and Amy King each had nine kills for Hart.
The Valencia girls volleyball team is headed to Phoenix, Ariz., today for the Nike Tournament.
The Saugus girls are on the road for a Foothill League match against West Ranch in a battle of 4-1 teams.
The Golden Valley girls will play at Canyon tonight.
The Trinity Classical Academy girls volleyball team beat Newbury Park Adventist in four games. Julia Howell had nine kills for Trinity.
The West Ranch girls tennis team beat the Valencia girls, 10-8, paving the way for perhaps a share of the Foothill League title.
The Fuentes sisters, Ana Lucia and Ana Cecilia, each won two sets in singles play for West Ranch and led their team into a tie for first place in the Foothill League standings with Valencia.
The Hart girls tennis team beat Saugus, 14-4, behind the play of No. 1 singles player Anne Susdorf. Susdorf and Jackie Resler each swept their three singles matches.
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