September 14, 2010 > CSD gives valiant effort despite shortcomings
CSD gives valiant effort despite shortcomings
By Jeff Weisinger
Despite missing four players, the California School of the Deaf girls volleyball team came together with their lack of depth, but fell to St. Elizabeth in three sets, all scored 25-17.
The Lady Eagles had just six varsity players with two junior varsity players filling in on Thursday night, Sept. 9. Sophomore Richara Glenn shined on the night for CSD, recording 16 digs, six kills and four aces. Darriyan Thomas also shined on the night for the Lady Eagles, recording two kills and an ace.
CSD also fell to Bear River (Grass Valley, Calif.) in the Dixon tournament on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Lady Eagles lost 2-0, losing the first game to the Bruins 25-16 and the second game 25-9.
Since winning their opener at Pescadero on Sept. 1, the Lady Eagles have dropped three straight matches and have not won a game since, going 0-8 overall in their last eight games throughout the last three matches.
CSD travels to San Anselmo to take on San Domenico Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.
American 3, San Lorenzo 0
American High's stellar start continued on Wednesday, Sept. 8, as the Lady Eagles of American High swept San Lorenzo to improve to 3-0 on the season.
The 3-0 win over the Rebels marked their second consecutive sweep with American losing just one game in their last ten games throughout the three matches so far. American travel to San Leandro to take on the Pirates on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
James Logan 2, Liberty 0
After starting 0-2, losing back-to-back matches on the road against Amador Valley and Deer Valley, the Colts earned their first win on Saturday, Sept. 11, in the Deer Valley tournament, defeating Liberty High in two games, 25-21 and 25-22.
The Colts begin conference play on Sept. 21 when they travel to Washington High to take on the Huskies.
Washington 3, Livermore 2
The Huskies won their second straight game on Tuesday, Sept. 7, defeating the Livermore Cowboys girls volleyball team 3-2 to improve to 2-1 in the early goings of the season.
Both teams traded games back and forth with Washington winning the first and third game 25-21 and the Cowboys winning games two and four 25-19 and 25-10 respectively. However, the Huskies came through in the clutch and took the fifth and final game 15-9 to earn the win.
Konami Yokoyama led the Lady Huskies with 20 kills on the night and four aces. Kelsey Herrington racked up four digs in the win. Washington opens the MVAL schedule when they take on James Logan on Tuesday, Sept. 21.
For complete scores and schedules of all prep girls volleyball scores, log onto the Tri-City Voice Sports website at sports.tricityvoice.com.