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Messineo won her Division 1 heat with a time of 17:13 at the CIF-SS Preliminaries at the Riverside City Cross Country Course. The senior ran the top county time and fourth-best time in the division as El Toro qualified for the finals.
Arendt breezed through her singles sets with scores of 6-2, 6-2 and 6-1, to lead the Titans to a 13-5 victory over Orange in the CIF Southern Section Division 5 championship. The section title is the first in the program’s history. Arendt helped Temescal Canyon earn a total of eight points in singles play.
Mesihovich ran her fastest time of her carer with a time of 17:57 at the CIF-SS Division 1 Prelims on Friday to qualify for CIF-SS Finals. Mesihovich finished 8th out of 148 runners to qualify.
Wooten, a sophomore, went 9-0 during last week’s CIF Southern Section Division 3 girls tennis playoffs to help the Dolphins advanced to the semifinals. Wooten. Wooten won 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 against Chaminade, 6-0, 6-0, 6-1 against Long Beach Poly and 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 against Redlands. Wooten is 45-0 this season.
Loma Linda Academy
The versatile 5-foot-11 standout helped the Roadrunners to a CIF Southern Section Division 6 championship, managing 20 kills, 44 assists, 11 digs, five blocks and two aces in two matches (five sets). In a 3-1 semifinal win over Ambassador League foe Ontario Christian on Tuesday she tallied 14 kills, 24 assists, seven digs, three blocks and an ace. The in Saturday’s championship win over another league foe Riverside Note Dame she contributed 20 assists, six kills, four digs, two blocks and an ace.
The senior middle blocker came up huge when her team needed it the most, delivering 18 kills and 13 digs to help the Swordsmen defeat Sonora 25-10, 20-25, 25-21 and 25-15 to capture Saturday’s CIF Southern Section Division 5 championship at Cerritos College. It was the first girls volleyball title in the history of St. Paul.
Stewart was one of several standouts that helped Sierra Canyon win the CIF Southern Section Division 3 girls volleyball championship. The Yale commit had 17 kills with a .516 hitting percentage and added eight blocks in the Trailblazers’ four-set win over La Salle.
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