Crossroads Girls Volleyball Team Make It To CIF Semis

Roadrunners beat postseason foes St. Anthony and Villanova prep

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013, 6:25:00 AM

Mirror Staff

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.”

Mara

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

Whitney-Schubb.

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