Crossroads Boys' Volleyball Team Shining at the Moment

Roadrunners have only one defeat this season

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014, 6:24:00 AM

Dennis Freeman

Crossroads' Lucas Kaplan in action on the volleyball court.
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Crossroads' Lucas Kaplan in action on the volleyball court.

Things should be

interesting down the stretch in the Alpha League when it comes to boys’ volleyball. Both Windward

and Crossroads appear to have strong squads this season. It is showing up in

league play. 

So far, Windward is undefeated through the first five games it has

played in league. The Wildcats (11-2, 5-0) will likely keep their unblemished streak

intact when they play last-place Milken on April 8.

The Roadrunners

started the season strong, recording a 6-1 mark out of the gate. However,

Crossroads have stumbled a bit lately. The Roadrunners were unbeaten through

their first six games before falling to Viewpoint 3-1 on March 18 in their

seventh contest of the season. 

The loss to Viewpoint dropped Crossroads into

third place in the Alpha League, behind second place Viewpoint and Windward.

The Roadrunners have two upcoming games

against Milken and one against Brentwood before they run into Windward on April

15. Crossroads defeated Pacifica Christian on Wednesday, March 19, then turned

around to beat Paraclete on Thursday, March 20. 

When the Roadrunners play

Milken April 7, Crossroads will have had three weeks off from going up against competition.


Two reasons why the

Roadrunners have been successful this season has been the impressive play of

senior Lucas Kaplan, who is co-captain

of the team, and Jake Fenster. Kaplan has led the way with stellar defense and excellent passing

for the Roadrunners. The Roadrunners end the season with a home against


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