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CHS volleyball wins twice, CV shut out by Beyer
CHS Bulldogs defeat Johansen, Modesto
Valerie Hamilton (top) had 11 digs, nine kills and one ace in Ceres Highs 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 25-18 victory over host Modesto High during last weeks CIF Foundation Game. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Ceres High School's varsity volleyball team played its ninth and 10th matches of the 2013 season last week.

"They've improved a lot from last year," Bulldogs head coach Stephanie Hamilton said.

Ceres High defeated visiting Johansen, 25-16, 8-25, 25-18, 25-14, on Wednesday at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

Ryleigh Honberger led the Bulldogs (3-3-4) with 17 digs, eight kills, one ace and one assist.

Jessica Arreola collected 17 digs, two aces and one assist.

Kaytlin Donaldson contributed 12 digs, five aces, three blocks and two kills.

Cameron Diaz had 11 assists, seven aces, three kills and two digs.

Fulu Tevaseau had seven digs, six aces, five kills and five blocks.

Cinsera Fore had five kills, two blocks and one dig.

Ceres High won its CIF Foundation Game, 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 25-18, at Modesto High on Sept. 3.

Honberger paced the Bulldogs with 27 digs, 11 kills, four aces and three blocks.

Sabrina Baisdon had 22 assists, three digs and one ace.

Arreola had 22 digs, two aces and one assist.

Valerie Hamilton had 11 digs, nine kills and one ace.

Brooke Anderson had 11 assists and two kills.

Tevaseau had 10 kills, seven blocks, four digs and one ace.

Donaldson had 10 digs, five kills and one block.

Patriots 3, Hawks 0
Central Valley High School's varsity volleyball team played its first official match of the 2013 season last week under new head coach Kelly Heese's guidance.

The Hawks lost 25-22, 25-20, 25-20 to the Beyer Patriots in non-conference play on Wednesday in Ceres.

"It was a competitive match," Heese said. "We didn't get slaughtered."

Mia Lorenzo led Central Valley with 10 digs and two kills.

Lexy Cordova collected eight digs.

Nicholette Mendez had seven assists, two aces, one kill and one dig.

Sarah McElroy tallied six digs and one kill.

Leah Faamati totaled five blocks and two digs.

Lynaya Lerma chipped in with four kills, three blocks and one dig.

Elizabeth Olide (two aces and one assist), Erika Perez (one kill and one dig) and Casey McCloskey (one kill and one ace) also contributed.

Annie Norenberg paced the Patriots with 30 assists and three aces.

Sara Gonzalez collected 13 kills and one ace.

Central Valley failed to execute on offense consistently during the course of the match.

"We need to work on intensity and communication on the court," Heese said. "Once you do that, you'll dominate. I anticipate us having a successful season. Each day is progress."