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The outside hitter was instrumental last week, pounding home 69 kills as the Royals won two critical Ambassador League matches. She had 37 kills and 24 digs in a five-set victory over Notre Dame and then added 32 kills and 15 digs in a four-set win over Aquinas.
Wilson recorded 27 kills in a four-set win over Redlands East Valley, the Cowgirls’ first ever win over REV. She followed that with 19 more kills in a sweep of Redlands, moving Cajon into third place halfway through Citrus Belt League play.
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She clocked a time of 18 minutes, 19 seconds on the three-mile Crystal Springs course at Griffith Park to capture the opening Mission League meet. It was her fourth consecutive Mission League victory and her sixth in seven career league races.
Sadler was huge in a thrilling 3-2 victory over San Dimas to help the Vikings remain perfect in the Valle Vista League, improving to 13-6 overall anad 3-0 in league. Sadler had 21 kills and eight digs in the victory. The Vikings trailed 2-1 but won the final two sets, 25-20 and 15-12 to pull it out.
The junior outside hitter had 11 kills, seven digs and four aces in a 25-21, 25-16 victory over Beckman in the final of the Tesoro Varsity Classic. Tesoro won seven matches last week without losing a set.
The 5-foot-9 setter came up big for the Bearcats (12-10, 2-2) in a pair of matches last week, tallying 10 kills, 58 assists and 23 digs. Most notable was her showing in a 3-2 Palomares League win over South Hills when she registered 58 assists, 23 digs and 10 kills. In a 3-0 loss to defending league champion Glendora, Martinez tallied 24 assists and 10 digs. Martinez, a four-year varsity starter, has committed to Texas-El Paso.
The Blackhawks’ setter posted 48 assists and seven digs in a Citrus Belt League sweep of Redlands on Tuesday, then finished with 53 assists and 11 digs in a 3-1 CBL victory against Redlands on Thursday to bring her season assist total to 507.
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For the second year in a row, the El Dorado Park Moore League cross country girls winner was Brenda Rosales, who eased off in the final third to prevent her from challenging her own course record, but still ran an impressive time of 17:55, good enough to win the race by 26 seconds. Rosales led a balanced Jackrabbit front that featured the top four finishers and six of the top seven.
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