Prior to Tuesday’s CIF Southern Section
Division 4-A semifinals playoff matchup against Laguna Blanca, Crossroads had
been on a roll. The Crossroads volleyball team turned more than their share of
heads with their play on the court. To get to the semis, Crossroads defeated Long Beach St. Anthony in
three sets in the quarterfinal round.
The Roadrunners defeated
St. Anthony, 25-19, 25-19 and 25-17 to make it to within one game of playing
against neighbor Pacifica Christian, which defeated Cate.
Before the game against St. Anthony,
Crossroads went out and did a number on Villanova Prep. The Roadrunners whipped
Villanova Prep in three sets as well. Crossroads coach Aaron Wexler had this to
say about his team’s efforts against Villanova Prep.
“As we came into the
second round of playoffs tonight our goal was to play hard for each point,”
Wexler said. “The girls did just that. We played hard every point of the match
against a good Villanova Prep squad. The girls were very determined and
focused to win this round and move onto quarter finals.”
Greenwald set the tone early in game one with her tough serves and defense and
everyone else followed her lead. Zoe Prince was unstoppable at the net
throughout the entire match. Olivia Leventhal and Harper Graves continues to
inspire the team with their tenacity and focus. Grace Rose was able to
run the offense effectively because of the great passing by freshman Kate
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