The poll totaled more than 28,000 votes throughout the week, as Southern California’s prep volleyball fans weighed in for which athlete would be named SCPL Girls Volleyball Player of the Year.

Viliamu’s fanbase served to be most loyal by pitching in 15,210 votes, which topped Hannah Tostado’s 11,184 votes from St. Paul.

Viliamu, who’s is just a junior and UC-Irvine-commit, is one of the most exciting and impactful volleyball players in a talent-rich season for the Long Beach Press-Telegram area, which is why she was also named the Press-Telegram Player of the Year. She averaged 15.7 kills per match and nine digs per match, she also helped lead Lakewood to a 32-6 record and was named one of the top 50 juniors in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com.

Known for her emotional playing style, Viliamu will only get better as she yells after a big kill or slaps the floor before receiving a serve from the opponent.

Highlights of Lakewood’s match against Clovis in CIF-State Playoffs:

Final Tally (28,051):

NAME, SCHOOL VOTES %
Destynie Viliamu, Lakewood 15,210 54.22%
Hannah Tostado, St. Paul
11,184 39.87%
 Meghan McClure, Santa Margarita
760 2.71%
Bria Beale, Rancho Cucamonga
307 1.09%
Alexa Underwood, Mira Costa
296 1.06%
Marissa Montoya, Glendora
116 0.41%
Tesa Oaks, Woodcrest Christian
94 0.34%
Kayla Lund, Flintridge-Sacred Heart
42 0.15%
Britt Bommer, Mira Costa
42 0.15%