Courtney Turner all had two kills for La Canada (1-2), which received
13 assists from Camille Cunningham.
L.A. Notre Dame Academy 3, La Canada 0: Despite nine kills from
KiTing Kolar and seven kills and two blocks from Suzanne Swenson, the
Spartans fell, 15-9, 15-10, 15-6, in the second round of the Cerritos
Gahr/Molten Invitational on Saturday at Lakewood St. Joseph High.
La Canada (1-1) -- ranked No. 5 in CIF Southern Section Division
IIIA -- hung tough in the first two games against the No. 4-ranked
Regals (2-0), but failed to mount much of an attack in the final
Kasey Hurlbutt tallied six kills, Annie Hillier had four kills and
Marilena Mahan added three kills for the Spartans, who also received
30 assists from Camille Cunningham.
La Canada 3, Lakewood St. Joseph 2: Behind eight kills and four
blocks from Suzanne Swenson, the Spartans upset the defending CIF
Southern Section Division IIIAA champion, 15-6, 11-15, 17-15, 11-15,
15-13, in Friday's season-opener in the first round of the Cerritos
Gahr/Molten Invitational at St. Joseph High.
Courtney Turner had six kills, KiTing Kolar contributed five kills
and Kasey Hurlbutt added four for La Canada, which also got 25
assists from Camille Cunningham in Mia Wilson's varsity coaching
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 3, Sierra Madre Maranatha 0: The
Tologs rolled to a quick victory in Friday's season-opening match in
the first round of the Cerritos Gahr/Molten Invitational, posting a
15-5, 15-6, 15-1 triumph.
Senior outside hitter Jillian Davis led Flintridge Sacred Heart
with 12 kills and eight digs and junior opposite hitter Brittany
Esser added seven kills and five digs.
Kathryn Gorsch and Kim Heller combined for nine kills and four
blocks in the middle and setter Kacey Knauf had three kills, five
blocks, seven digs and 29 assists.
Flintridge Prep 3, North Hills L.A. Baptist 0: Sophomore middle
blocker Lindsay Fletcher delivered 12 kills and four aces and
Courtney Hambleton added nine kills, six aces and 13 digs Friday to
lead the Rebels to a nonleague victory on the road in the team's
season opener, 15-8, 15-6, 15-10.