PREP ROUNDUP : Unranked Connelly Stuns No. 2 St. Margaret's

Connelly, unranked in the Southern Section Division V poll, stunned second-ranked St. Margaret's in five games in an Academy League girls' volleyball match Wednesday at Servite High.

Connelly lost the first two games, 12-15 and 9-15, but rallied to win, 15-8, 15-11, 15-3.

Marissa Pollara had 18 kills and eight aces and Carolyn Kriz had 11 kills and 12 aces for Connelly (10-1, 6-1 in league).

St. Margaret's (11-2, 6-1) beat Connelly in a five-game match earlier this season.

In the Golden West League:

Ocean View 3, Tustin 0--Amy Knebel had eight kills for host Ocean View (11-0, 7-0), which won, 15-13, 15-7, 15-10.

In Freeway League boys' cross-country:

Buena Park 25, Troy 30--Jarrod Garritson finished first in 16:43 on the three-mile course at Fullerton's Acacia Park for second-place Buena Park (4-1).

Sunny Hills 15, La Habra 49--Sunny Hills (5-0) wins the league title, unseating La Habra (0-5), which had won the last five. Ranen Bhattacharya finished first in 16:07 for the Lancers and Jacob Yett was second in 16:34 on Sunny Hills' three-mile course.

In the South Coast League:

Mater Dei 26, San Clemente 30--Matt Wickersham finished in 16:17 over the three-mile course at San Clemente High for Mater Dei (3-2).

In Freeway League girls' cross-country:

Sunny Hills 20, La Habra 36--Sunny Hills (5-0) wins the meet and the league title. Allyson Kulak (19:45, TKay Alvarez (19:52) and Tatiana Berdote (19:55) took the top three spots for the Lancers on its three-mile course.

Troy 24, Buena Park 34--Heather Garritson won the three-mile race in 20:32 for Buena Park, but Lisa Dunn's second-place finish paced Troy (3-2) to the victory at Fullerton's Acacia Park.

In nonleague girls' tennis:

Palos Verdes Peninsula 16, Corona del Mar 2--Peninsula (16-0), top-ranked in Division I, demonstrated its talent against Corona del Mar (12-3), ranked No. 3 in Division I.

Nina Vaughan defeated Peninsula's No. 2 singles player, Kerry Giardino, 6-3, and lost a close set to No. 1 Angela Basica, 7-5.

Foothill 15, Tustin 3--Foothill (7-11) won all its doubles sets, led by Chrissy Stanford and Candice Tay, who swept, 6-2, 6-0, 6-1.

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