The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ volleyball team swept visiting Marlborough High of Los Angeles, 25-21, 26-24, 25-11, in a nonleague match on Sept. 7.
Junior Ashby Zubchevich recorded 16 kills, four digs and one block, senior Haley Clark finished with 11 kills, two digs, one block and one ace, and freshman Maya Purdy tallied 10 kills, nine digs and one ace. Senior Tatum Purdy contributed 33 assists, nine digs, two aces and one kill while senior Chloe Nussbaum collected 14 digs, five assists, three aces and two kills. Senior Emma Reed registered four kills, one block, one dig and one assist, junior Danica Eggleston was credited with four aces, four digs and four assists, and freshman Luella Lewis produced three kills and two digs. Sophomore Vani Tatoulian had one kill and one dig while senior Maya Dingle and sophomore Caitlin Yee each had one dig.
The Spartans previously lost a nonleague match in four games at Chaminade High in West Hills, 20-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-27.
Clark recorded 21 kills, 14 digs, four blocks and one ace, Zubchevich racked up 20 kills, 12 digs and two blocks, and Maya Purdy registered 11 kills, seven digs, three aces and one block. Tatum Purdy finished with 47 assists, 18 digs, one kill and one block while Nussbaum contributed 22 digs, eight assists and four aces. Reed tallied five kills and one block, Lewis produced three blocks, one kill, one assist and one dig, and Eggleston and Yee each had one dig.
LCHS (6-5 overall) will host Blair High of Pasadena in a Rio Hondo League match on Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. The Spartans will travel next week for a pair of league matchups, starting with a match against Temple City before a highly anticipated showdown against South Pasadena.
FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART
The Tologs defeated host Sherman Oaks Notre Dame in four games, 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19, in an Angeles League match on Sept. 11.
Senior Luisa Madrigal amassed 18 kills, 17 digs, three aces, one block and one assist, while senior Mikayla Hsieh racked up 17 digs, 10 kills, one ace and one block. Junior Ally Du tallied 19 assists and six digs, freshman Allexa Valencia contributed 18 assists, six digs and one ace, and senior Lindsey Du finished with 12 digs, two assists and one ace. Sophomore Grace McCarthy produced eight kills and one block, while senior Veronica Udell recorded five kills, three blocks and three digs. Junior Piper Scherbert collected six blocks, three kills and one dig, while sophomore Alexandra Carr had three digs.
FSHA competed in the Whittier Tournament between Sept. 8 and Sept. 9 and placed ninth out of 62 teams with a 5-1 record, finishing with a three-game victory over Marlborough High of Los Angeles, 25-16, 23-25, 15-11.
Hsieh registered seven kills, four digs, two aces, one block and one assist, while Madrigal tallied eight digs, six kills and one ace. Valencia finished with 14 assists and three digs, while Lindsey Du recorded 10 digs, three aces and one kill. Ally Du produced seven assists, three digs and one ace, while Grace McCarthy contributed four kills, two blocks, two aces and one dig. Udell collected four kills, two blocks and two digs, while Carr was credited with four kills and two blocks. Scherbert notched four blocks and three kills, while freshman Sophia Wright had one ace.
Flintridge Sacred Heart swept Glendora, 25-18, 25-21, in a tournament match on Sept. 9. Madrigal finished with five kills, four digs and one ace, Hsieh tallied 11 digs, four kills and one ace, and Lindsey Du collected 11 digs and three assists. Ally Du recorded seven assists, five digs and one ace, while Valencia contributed seven assists, three digs and one ace. Scherbert was credited with three kills and two blocks while Grace McCarthy registered two aces, one kill, one dig and one block. Wright notched three aces while Carr had two kills, two digs and one block. Udell had two kills, two blocks and one dig while sophomore Grace Savarese had one kill and one dig.
The Tologs suffered their first and only tournament loss to Etiwanda in three games, 25-21, 16-25, 9-15.
Hsieh contributed nine kills, six digs, one ace and one block, Madrigal tallied eight digs, five kills, two aces, one block and one assist, and Grace McCarthy recorded five kills, three blocks, two digs and one assist. Ally Du finished with 11 assists, eight digs and two aces while Lindsey Du registered 10 digs, three assists and one ace. Valencia produced seven assists, three digs and one ace, while Scherbert contributed five kills, three blocks and two digs. Udell notched four blocks, two kills and one dig while Carr had four digs.
FSHA ended the first day of tournament play on Sept. 8 by sweeping West Covina, 25-14, 25-12, as Hsieh racked up eight kills, seven digs, three aces, two assists and one block.
Madrigal tallied seven kills and four digs while Scherbert recorded seven kills and one dig. Ally Du finished with 12 assists, six digs and two aces, Valencia registered 12 assists and one kill, and Lindsey Du contributed eight digs, one ace and one assist. Carr produced three kills and two blocks, Udell had two digs and one kill, and Grace McCarthy collected two blocks and one kill. Freshman Clare McCarthy had one kill and one assist, while senior Pia Costanzo notched one dig and one assist. Wright had two digs, while Savarese was credited with one dig.
The Tologs dominated Rowland High of Rowland Heights, 25-9, 25-18, in a tournament match on Sept. 8.
Scherbert finished with seven kills and one dig while Madrigal recorded six kills and one dig. Valencia collected 13 assists, nine digs and three aces, Hsieh racked up 12 digs, six kills and one assist, and Ally Du produced nine assists, seven digs and two aces. Lindsey Du tallied six digs and four assists, Udell registered three kills, three digs and one block, and Carr had three kills and two blocks. Junior Sophia Astacaan notched three kills and one block, while Grace McCarthy was credited with two blocks and one dig. Wright had one ace and one dig, while Savarese had one kill.
Flintridge Sacred Heart opened the tournament with a sweep over Gahr High of Cerritos, 25-14, 25-20, as Hsieh produced 16 kills and three digs.
Lindsey Du collected 15 digs, four aces and two assists, while Valencia racked up 13 assists and five digs. Ally Du tallied eight assists, six aces and four digs, while Madrigal produced nine digs and one kill. Scherbert finished with four kills and one block, while Carr recorded three kills and one dig. Grace McCarthy contributed two kills, one ace and one dig, while Udell had two kills and one block.
The Tologs recently opened league play by sweeping visiting Immaculate Heart High of Los Angeles, 25-18, 25-20, 25-17, as Hsieh registered 14 kills, four digs and three aces.
Valencia recorded 16 assists, four digs and one ace, Lindsey Du tallied 14 digs, two aces and one kill, and Ally Du finished with 12 assists and two digs. Madrigal collected eight kills, seven digs and one block, Scherbert contributed seven kills and one block, and Grace McCarthy produced five kills, three blocks, two digs and one ace. Carr notched two kills and one block while Udell had two blocks and one kill.
FSHA previously posted a nonleague victory over visiting San Marino in four games, 25-12, 25-21, 13-25, 25-18.
Hsieh was credited with 12 digs, 11 kills, two aces and one block, while Valencia racked up 18 assists, six aces and six digs. Madrigal contributed 14 digs, seven kills and three aces, Ally Du finished with 14 assists, seven digs and one ace, and Lindsey Du tallied 14 digs and one assist. Udell recorded eight kills and one dig, Scherbert produced five kills, one block and one dig, and Carr had five kills. Grace McCarthy registered four aces and one kill, while Savarese had one kill, one ace and one dig. Wright notched seven digs, Astacaan had three digs, and senior Colleen Traver was credited with two digs and one assist.
The Tologs (11-6 overall, 2-0 in league) will compete in the Durango Fall Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 22 and 23 before resuming league play against Louisville High of Woodland Hills on Sept. 26.
The Wolves were swept at Westridge School in Pasadena, 17-25, 19-25, 18-25, in a Prep League matchup on Sept. 8.
Abbie Callaway finished with 10 kills, seven digs and three aces, while Marissa Halley produced 11 digs. Jessica Powell tallied seven kills and one block, while Frankie Callaway recorded six kills.
Flintridge Prep previously swept visiting Palos Verdes Chadwick in a league showdown, 25-15, 25-11, 25-17.
Abbie Callaway collected 10 kills, five digs, two aces and two blocks, while Frankie Callaway contributed five kills with zero errors. Lucy Liu had five kills and three aces, while Makayla Jones registered five kills and two blocks.
The Wolves (9-4 overall, 3-3 in league) will visit Rio Hondo Prep in Arcadia for a league match on Sept. 19 at 4:45 p.m. before hosting Mayfield Senior of Pasadena on Sept. 21.
First published in the September 14 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.