The girls’ varsity volleyball team played in the Bessette/Black Memorial Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, September 10 at Liberty Christian High School. The day started off with a split with Rio Hondo Prep winning the first game 25-16 and then losing the second 24-25. In the second match the girls beat last years CIF Champion St. Monica 25-15 and 25-14. In the final match of pool play the girls played International School of LA and won 25-11 and 25-11.
In the first round of the playoffs the girls faced Calvary Baptist and won 25-11. In the second round the team again played Rio Hondo Prep and won 25-10, sending them to the championship game. In the Championship game the team played Providence HS and came up a little short losing 20-25.
Kirsten Mueller led the attack on Saturday with 43 kills, 11 aces, 35 digs and 4 blocks. Leigha Kunkel had 62 assists, 7 aces, 8 kills. Brianna Farokhirad had 9 aces and 18 digs. It was a great way to start off the 2016 season!