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Monday, Nov 05 2012 10:54 AM

Lady Warriors reach win number 30 Volleyball defeats Foothill

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Destiny Julye passes a hard hit serve in volleyball action last week. The Lady Warriors are scheduled to begin the CIF playoffs with a home game in round two this Thursday. Photo by Michael Duffy

Mountain Volleyball reached a significant milestone this past week by reaching 30 wins in a season.

The last time the Lady Warriors reached the 30 game win mark was back in 2008, when the Lady Warriors went 33-6 overall and reached the CIF championship.

Tehachapi (30-2; 8-2 SEYL) notched the historic win with a 25-13, 25-16, 25-6 victory over Foothill to give Mountain Volleyball eight wins in league play in only their first year in the Yosemite league ranks.

Danielle Simpson led the team in blocks with ten, followed by Destiny Julye, Kim Smith, Tiffany Short and Elayna Cramer combining for 25 kills.

Samantha Wallace had four aces and 29 assists in the match, while Julye led the team in digs with five recorded.

Later in the week, Tehachapi lost their final league match of the year in a 25-23, 25-20, 25-22 defeat against Garces.

Julye had 13 digs, nine kills and three aces in the match and Smith had seven kills and seven blocks to lead the team against the Lady Rams.

Cramer also tied the team high in blocks with seven and added three kills, while Kayleigh Jarrett had 10 digs and two aces. Wallace led the team with 23 assists.

With the regular season officially oncluded, Tehachapi will begin the CIF Central Section Division II playoffs at home this Thursday as the bracket's no. 3 seed.

The Lady Warriors will face off against the winner of this Tuesday's match between no. 6 Sanger and no. 11 Reedley.

Junior Varsity

The Lady Braves ended their season on a high note, winning their last four league matches and capping the year with a thrilling three game victory over SEYL champion Garces.

Tehachapi (13-6-1; 7-3 SEYL) defeated Garces 16-25, 25-22, 15-9 behind nine kills from Taylor Fritz and 12 kills combined from Madison Stone, Kirsten Medovitch and Brooke Boyd.

Presslee Gallegos also had a team leading 14 assists and four aces and Jasmine Delgadillo led the team with six digs.

Earlier in the week, the Lady Braves also defeated Foothill 25-17, 25-17.

Freshmen

Tehachapi (8-10; 3-7 SEYL) ended their year with a pair of defeats to Foothill and Garces, but a handful of Indians had impressive performances in both matches.

In the 25-19, 25-15 loss to Foothill, Kaylee Lambert had three kills followed by Brianna Mendez, Amanda Lara and Adrianne Jacobs with two kills each.

Against Garces, Alex Peacon and Alex Caballero had two kill apiece, while Valerie Malcom and Lara each had a kill and Tessa Watts and Adrienne Dill each had a team high four aces.

Roni Norris, Lambert, Peacon, Caballero, and Malcom also had aces in the 24-26, 25-20, 15-8 loss to the Lady Rams.

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