STOCKTON – The Sierra Timberwolves continued their winning ways on the raod Tuesday with a workmanlike 25-13, 25-8, 25-13 sweep of Stagg.
Chelsea Bereta had 15 service points (three aces) and four digs, while Modesty Rodriguez turned in 11 service points (ace), 17 assists and three digs.
“It was a slow-paced game,” T’Wolves head coach Tevani Liotard said. “We were slow out of the gate, but we were able to work on our serving and play some people that haven’t played in a while.”
Sierra turned in 15 aces, all told.
Michelle Arroyo had nine service points (three aces) and three digs, Jaslynn Liotard had 11 kills and seven digs, and Alysia Atkins was good on nine kills and five digs.
Sierra (3-1) hosts Franklin Thursday.
Davina Bennett came up with 15 assists, but it wouldn’t be enough for the Buffs against the club-laden Trojans in a 22-25, 15-25, 15-25 loss.
“We frustrated them into mistakes,” Manteca head coach Tim Horning said. “We didn’t do anything overpowering, but we kept the ball off the floor. That’s the type of volleyball I expect to play.”
Cynthia Perez racked up eight kills and four digs, before hobbling to the sideline with a turned ankle.
Mariah Navarro had a block and an ace, and Abigail Rosas chipped in seven digs.
Manteca (1-2) heads to Stagg Thursday.
The Spartans are dealing with a bout of the flu and it showed in a 14-25, 18-25, 17-25 loss.
Erica Sanchez had three kills, Blessie Caro turned in three aces, and Crystal Ruiz chipped in and ace, two kills and six blocks.
Lathrop (3-1) heads to Franklin today.
The Cougars played well, but came up just short in the 25-12, 29-31, 25-20, 9-25, 10-15 loss.
DeArbia Gardner had eight kills, Ninna Pen had four aces and six kills and, Kelsey Simonds had six kills and Laura Ramos had five of her own.
Weston Ranch’s sophomores won in two, 25-15, 25-23.
The freshman won in three, 21-25, 25-12, 15-9.
— Brandon Petersen