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East Union volleyball starts season with sweep
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Bulletin staff reports

MODESTO — The East Union volleyball team made quick work of its first opponent of the season, defeating host Downey, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19.

Melissa King paced the attack with 10 kills and added five assists and five digs. Middle hitter Sophie Williams chimed in with four kills and four blocks. Mariah Jeffrey had four blocks.

Setter Jordyn Posz finished with 15 assists, libero Taylor Ward picked up six digs and Amy Gann recorded two of the team’s six aces.

The Lancers have their home opener Thursday against Lodi.

Livermore 3, Manteca 1

At Winter Gymnasium, the Buffaloes dug themselves too deep of a hole to climb out of in a 20-25, 16-25, 25-22, 22-25 defeat. Individual statistics were not available as of press time.

“We missed too many serves and didn’t pass very well,” Manteca coach Kevin Bolding said.

Manteca plays host to Ripon Christian on Thursday.


Weston Ranch 2, Galt 2

STOCKTON — Despite a one-man advantage, the Cougars ( 3-1-1) were only able to come up with a tie against one of the section’s established powerhouses.

After a Galt player received a red card ejection, the Warriors (4-0-1) were able to score the equalizer late to salvage the tie.

All goals were netted in the second half. Kevin Medina assisted Deon Coffey’s goal before scoring his own off a feed from Joseph Mayorca. Eddie Acosta (two saves) and Andy Martinez (one save) split time at goal.

The Cougars, coming off winning their bracket in the Pitman Tournament, head to Edison today.


Kimball 5, Lathrop 4

LATHROP — Kim Victoria (6-1, 6-1), Beatrice Vilches (2-6, 6-3, 7-4) and Eden Baca (7-5, 6-0) picked up wins at Nos. 4-6 singles for the Spartans.

The No. 1 doubles team of Angela Alegado and Erica Garlit won, 6-3, 6-2.