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
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.
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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