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Wang swept her singles matches last week as the Wolves surged to a 2-0 in Big VIII League play. Her points helped King to a 14-4 victory over Roosevelt on Tuesday and a 17-1 win over Corona on Thursday.
Suppelsa won the individual title at the Lady Triton Rainbow Invitational in San Clemente last week with a one-under 72 and shot a 36 and 38, respectively, in a pair of strong league performances for Peninsula.
The UC Davis recruit produced a prolific week to help Chatsworth take sole possession of first place in the West Valley League. She produced 40 kills in a five-set victory over Granada Hills and posted 30 kills and eight digs in a four-set victory over defending L.A. City Section Division 1 champion El Camino Real.
Busch had 13 digs and four aces and controlled the match from the back line, serving a 4-0 run in the second set when Lakewood trailed 24-22. She ended the set with an ace. In the third set, the score was tied 8-8 before Busch served a 7-0 run that included back-to-back aces.
Cardoza was named MVP at the Ayala tournament, helping the Huskies (11-1) to a championship even while competing without one of their top players. In 13 sets she totaled 89 kills, 6 aces and 63 digs. Earlier in the week she helped the Huskies to a 3-0 sweep of St. Lucy’s with 12 kills, 2 aces and 8 digs. On the season she has 116 kills, 101 digs and 19 aces.
The senior outside hitter had 24 kills in a four-set victory against Los Alamitos in the team’s Sunset League opener. She also led the Oilers in kills in the La Jolla Coastal Classic, where she earned MVP honors. The Oilers defeated The Bishop’s School in the final.
Gitlin has been the top finisher in all three of the Rebels’ races. She won the first Prep League meet on the hilly Palos Verdes Park course by 24 seconds, finishing in in 21 minutes, 5 seconds. Prep, the top-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 5, had the top four finishes in the race. Gitlin was 10th overall in the Cool Breeze Invitational at Brookside Park and won the junior race at the Rosemead Invitational.
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