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Yellowjackets volley stings Huskies in first league meeting
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Hilmar varsity volleyball is off to a 2-0 start in the Trans-Valley League after defeating Hughson High on Thursday afternoon on the road, 3-1 (25-11, 24-26, 25-16 and 25-12).

The Yellowjackets of Hilmar were led by Mariah Ahid’s team-high 15 kills. Sophomore Olivia Peterson had 13 kills and freshman Mikela Labno added 12 kills.

As a team, Hilmar finished off the night with eight aces.

Hilmar also had 86 digs for the game, with Julia Gonsalves finishing with a team-high 26 for the night.

Hannah Pearce of Hilmar notched a game-high 38 assists, while the team finished with six total blocks.

The next game for Hilmar will be at home against a non-league opponent in West High at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Turlock volley takes Tracy in straight sets

Turlock High varsity volleyball got revenge against Tracy High on Thursday afternoon in a non-league meeting that had high expectations after Turlock fell to Tracy just six days prior at the Central California Classic tournament.

Head coach Amber Lugo and her Turlock High squad came into Tracy with a purpose, and sealed the deal in a straight-sets win, 3-0 (30-28, 25-23 and 25-22).

Jazmyn Tubbs notched a team-high 15 kills, while sister Jadyn followed with 12.

Julia Handy had 42 assists, while Riley Cantwell finished with five blocks. Jadyn and Jazmyn each added a pair of aces, while Audrey Dykzeul capped off the game with a team-high 17 digs.

The next game for Turlock will be on the road at Atwater at 6 p.m. Tuesday.


Pride volley tops Cougars in three sets

The Pitman Pride varsity volleyball team is off to a perfect 2-0 start to the Central California Conference, after defeating Golden Valley High on Thursday, 3-0 (25-20, 25-13 and 25-19).

With the victory, the Pride have now won seven of their last eight contests for the year.


Pitman will next host Merced at 6 p.m. Tuesday.