The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats Volleyball Team defeated the Rams of Desert Mirage yesterday in four sets, and all Ladycat players saw playtime. The Ladycats were led by seniors Tusia Brown and Cherokee Turner. Brown had 15 kills, one ace serve. Turner had 11 kills and two ace serves. Junior Koko Cabrera had 23 assists and one ace serve. Senior Hannah Sutherland had 13 assists and super hustle and defensive play. Freshman Tatiyanna Mackall also had nine kills and two blocks for the night. The Ladycats are now 7-2 in league play.
The final regular season home match for the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team saw both teams win in straight sets against Desert Hot Springs. Coach Matt Jennings said leading the varsity team were: Chelsea Mondary, 14 for 14 serving, 17 assists; Chelsea LeBoutillier, 15 kills, two blocks; Michaela Milone, six for six serving; and Sarah Jennings with five digs. The Lady Trojans are in third place in the De Anza League.
Standouts from the Yucca Valley junior varsity were: Becky Messaros, seven for eight serving, six aces, one kill; Joelle Hazher, seven for seven serving, two aces; Ashley Schwartz, 10 for 10 serving, four aces, one kill; and Jade Adair with two kills.
Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley girls’ volleyball team will travel to Twentynine Palms to play their cross-basin rivals, Ladycats. First serve is at 4:30.
The Joshua Springs girls’ tennis team will host Mesa Grande Academy at home. The match starts at 5 p.m.
The Twentynine Palms girls’ tennis team will be participating in the second day of the De Anza League tennis finals Thursday at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. Match play starts at 1 p.m.