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Redskins, Mustangs tied for first in EYL


1:00 AM, Oct. 26, 2012 EDT

The Tulare Union and Tulare Western volleyball teams set themselves up for what could be a memorable final week of the regular season.

The Redskins defeated Porterville 25-15, 25-11, 25-22 in an East Yosemite League match on Thursday to improve to 7-1 in league.

The Redskins will play crosstown rivals Mission Oak and Tulare Western on Tuesday and Friday, respectively, with the league championship likely on the line in both matches.

In Thursday's match, Taylor Slover led the way with 16 kills, Hannah Pedersen and RaeLee McPhetridge each had four kills, Kylie Webb had seven digs and Julia Ruiz finished with four aces.

Tulare Western defeated Mission Oak 25-16, 25-14, 24-19 to also improve to 7-1 in the EYL.

Ally Sassman finished with 12 kills, eight digs and two aces, Julia Schott had 11 kills, three blocks and one ace and Mason Jenkins had five kills and two aces.

The Mustangs play at Monache on Tuesday.

CVC 3, Kingsburg 0: The Cavaliers cruised to a 25-19, 25-14, 25-19 Central Sequoia League win over the Vikings.

Lindsey Calvin had 12 kills, Taylor Van Den Berg had 10 kills, Sky Griffin had 15 digs and Katelyn Vander Tuig had 18 assists.

Exeter 3, Immanuel 0: The Monarchs defeated the Eagles in a Central Sequoia League match 25-17, 25-19, 25-22.

Cidney Atkins led the way with 14 kills, Melissa Vernon had nine kills, four aces and five blocks, Jacque Hutcheson finished with 29 assists, Allysa Ledesma added 11 digs, and Amber Atkinson had 12 digs for the Monarchs.

Boys Water Polo

Tulare Union 13, Porterville 8: The Redskins moved one step closer to an East Yosemite League title with a win over the Panthers.

Erik Schlick led the way in the win against Porterville with five goals.

Tulare Union (7-1, 24-4) can clinch a co-title with one win next week or an outright title with two wins.

Girls Tennis

Tehachapi 5, Tulare Union 4: The Redskins were eliminated by the Warriors in the Central Section Division II playoffs..

Radhika Shah, Erica Rodriguez and Kayla Lorenzo each won their singles matches to lead the way.

CVC 6, Dos Palos 3: The Cavaliers advanced in the Division V playoffs.

Emily Whyte, Nicole Bouvia, Lauren Jameson each won their singles matches to help lead CVC. The Cavaliers swept the doubles matches to seal the win.

 

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