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A challenging volleyball season
• Dawgs, Hawks struggle in leaguec
allison stiles
Sophomore Allison Stiles and Ceres High’s varsity girls volleyball team lost to Beyer and Lathrop in WAC play last week. Stiles collected 18 assists, nine digs and two aces. - photo by Dale Butler

Ceres High’s varsity girls volleyball team suffered its fourth straight loss last week.

“Losing is tough,” Bulldog senior standout Alyssa Stiles said. “But when you know everyone is giving 110 percent, you can’t be frustrated.”

The Bulldogs dropped to 1-8 in the revamped Western Athletic Conference standings after succumbing 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-10) to visiting Beyer on Thursday at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

“Beyer had a really good team,” Ceres High senior standout Alyssa Stiles said. “You could tell most of their girls play year-round.”

Stiles had eight digs, five kills, three blocks, one assist and one ace against the Patriots.

Younger sister Allison Stiles had 11 assists, three digs and two aces.

Vianney Perez had 10 digs and one kill. 

Cheralyn Durossette had six kills, four digs and one block.

Jullissa Arreola had four digs.

Bella Curry had two digs and two assists.

Mya Robinson and Isabel Diazdeleon both had one kill and one dig.

Lysaida Munoz had one dig.

Ceres High lost 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-18) at Lathrop on Sept. 25.

Perez had eight digs.

Allison Stiles had seven assists and six digs.

Alyssa Stiles had seven digs, five blocks, four kills and two aces.

Arreola had five digs.

Durossette had two kills and two blocks.

Curry had two digs, one kill and one assist.

Robinson had two kills and one ace.

“This year, it’s a rebuilding year,” Stiles said “We have a young team. We’ll do better next season.”

The Bulldogs had four matches left on their WAC schedule as of Tuesday morning.

“My girls are giving their all to me and our team. They play with heart and I couldn’t ask for a better group of young ladies to spend every day with.”
Coach Darlene Tobler

“The teams we’re playing this year are a lot more competitive,” Stiles said. “We’re trying to get better. When we’re communicating on the court, that’s when we play our best.”

“We are still working every day to improve,” coach Darlene Tobler said. “My girls are giving their all to me and our team.  They play with heart and I couldn’t ask for a better group of young ladies to spend every day with.”

CV loses twice

Central Valley’s varsity girls volleyball team remained winless in Central California Conference play after being beaten by Buhach Colony and Patterson this past week.

The Hawks dropped to 5-16 overall and 0-7 in the CCC following last Wednesday’s 3-0 (25-5, 25-15, 25-19) home loss to Buhach Colony.

Central Valley has lost its last 10 matches.

Hawk Brianna Quiroz totaled 14 digs, three aces and two kills against the Thunder.

Kaydee Peterman had 10 digs.

Nayeli Ramos had four aces, three digs and one kill.

Nereyda Tavira had two digs and one kill.

Kimberly Camarena had one kill.

Anusha Kumar and Azalia Diaz both had one dig.

Host Patterson shut out Central Valley 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-23) on Sept. 24.

Quiroz had seven digs, six kills and four aces in defeat.

Peterman had five digs and one ace.

Ramos had four digs, two aces and one kill.

Tavira had four aces, one kill and one dig.

Kumar had three aces, two kills and two digs.

Lopez had one kill, one block and one ace.

Kayla Olson had one dig.