New Roads School Volleyball Team Climbing The Ranks As CIF Playoffs Near

Jaguars secure win against Rolling Hills Prep

Monday, 4 Nov 2013, 7:07:00 PM

Dennis Freeman

New Roads volleyball team is having a successful 2013 campaign.
New Roads School
New Roads volleyball team is having a successful 2013 campaign.

The New Roads girls’ volleyball team defeated Rolling Hills Prep on Friday for

the second time, bringing their record for league play to 8-3. The

Jaguars battled and went the distance,

playing a full five sets. New Roads dropped the first and third sets to Rolling

Hills Prep.

The Jaguars

lost the first set 23-25, before rallying to win the second with a 25-23

victory. After falling down in the third set, 23-25, New Roads stepped up their

game and responded with a 26-24 in the fourth set. The Jaguars then went out and

took control of the fifth and deciding match, coming up with a 15-10 win. 

In an

earlier matchup in October, New Roads defeated Rolling Hills Prep, 3-1, winning

the first, third and fourth sets by a combined 11 points.     

“Winning

against RHP a second time is an incredible event for New Roads volleyball,

which is in the midst of a fantastic season," said NRS Athletic Director Matt Steinhaus. "We always felt we could compete

with the best teams in our league, and having secured two wins against a

program like that shows we can, and well beyond this year.”

New Roads is

third in the Coastal League standings. Before the Jaguars took on the

California Academy of math and Sciences in the team’s regular season finale on Wednesday,

New Roads boasted an 11-7 overall record. California Academy of Math and Sciences

defeated New Roads the first time the two teams played each other.

In that

contest, New Roads came away with a 27-25 first set win before losing the match

3-2. Since that defeat, New Roads have compiled an 8-2 record over its last 10

games heading into its last matchup of the regular season.    

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