HS Volleyball: Chaparral Sweeps Vista Murrieta

Southwestern League Play Coming to an End

Chaparral came up with a crucial victory on “Senior Night” as the Pumas swept Vista Murrieta 25-14, 25-23, 25-23. The win puts the Pumas in control for second place in the Southwestern league race, a spot that guarantees a CIF SS Playoff invitation. The Pumas are now 6-3 a game ahead of the Broncos and Nighthawks.
Chaparral’s Becca Branch had nine kills to pace the Pumas. Megan Shugrou came up with 17 digs and Julia Cubbage had 18 assists against the Broncos. Amanda Petersen-Henry had 10 kills, Alexandra Hazelwood five,  Fia Faa’agi and Rachel Woody had four each. Amanda Pierson had 3 service aces for Vista Murrieta.
Great Oak cruised past Murrieta Mesa, 25-12, 25-7, 25-12 to remain undefeated in the Southwestern League with a 9-0 record. The Wolfpack is ranked sixth in the CIF SS Division 1. Myra Marshall had five kills while Samantha Rice, Brynn Sherbert and Desi Elizondo each had five digs. The Rams fell to 0-9. 
Murrieta Valley defeated the Golden Bears in four sets 25-19, 25-21, 24-26, 25-20. Temecula Valley’s Lexi Braicovich had nine kills against the Nighthawks. Mikayla Lebo had 26 digs and Kali Greathead 5 digs for the Golden Bears. Autumn Proctor had 26 assists for Temecula Valley.

The regular season come to an end this week as the Pumas will play Murrieta Mesa on Wednesday. Chaparral needs to beat the Rams to clinch. Murrieta Valley will be at league leading Great Oak and the Broncos are playing Temecula Valley.