SaMoHi Volleyball Wins Big On Senior Day

Saturday, 22 Oct 2011, 10:34:00 AM

Parimal M. Rohit

The Lady Vikings honored its seven graduating senior volleyball members during a pre-game ceremony at SaMoHi on Friday. Then the girls’ volleyball team took to the floor and cruised passed Ocean League rival Morningside in a three-game sweep, defeating the Lady Monarchs 25-5, 25-11, 25-4.

Morningside never really posed a threat the entire match, as SaMoHi (5-0 in Ocean League) jumped to double-digit leads early in each of the three games.

Returning to the bench after a brief illness, head coach Liane Sato rotated all of her seniors in the first and third games.

“Morningside is a lot better than they have been. It looks like they have a couple of athletes,” Sato said.

It was the third time in four days the Lady Vikings took to the hardwood; earlier this week, SaMoHi defeated Inglewood and Culver City. All three games were at home.

The Lady Vikings finish the year with back-to-back road games next Tuesday and Wednesday at Beverly Hills and Morningside, respectively. The regular season finishes at home on Nov. 2 versus Inglewood.

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