Flintridge Prep 3, South Pasadena 0: In the words of Rebel Coach
Sean Beattie, Flintridge Prep (4-1) sometimes showed up and sometimes
it didn’t, thus, a hard-fought 7-15, 15-3, 6-15, 15-6, 15-0 victory
against the struggling Tigers on Friday at South Pasadena.
Rebel sophomore middle blocker Lindsay Fletcher had a match-high
16 kills in the nonleague win. She added three aces and four blocks
to improve her season totals to 91 kills and 29 blocks in 24 games.
Teammate Courtney Hambleton had seven kills and five aces. Setter
Andreana Yasuva, who stepped in for the absent Grace Lim, had 38
assists and three aces.
Flintridge Prep returns to action at 8 a.m. today in the Arcadia
Holy Family 3, Inglewood St. Mary’s Academy 2: Behind 24 kills,
two aces and three blocks from Gina Gallardo, the Gaels (1-1) held
off the Belles, 8-15, 15-13, 15-11, 9-15, 16-14, in Friday night’s
nonleague match at Elysian Valley Recreational Center.
Gallardo, a senior middle blocker/outside hitter, has 42 kills and
seven blocks in nine games.
Melanie Figueroa contributed seven kills, seven aces and three
blocks, and setter Angie Gutierrez tallied 44 assists and two kills
for Holy Family, which earned its first win under first-year Coach
Glendale Adventist Academy 3, L.A. Frederick Price 0: The Cougars
improved to 2-2 with Tuesday’s 15-1, 15-0, 15-4 nonleague match
victory at home.
La Canada 12, Claremont 6: Behind a sweep of all nine doubles
sets, the Spartans (3-3) recorded a huge nonleague victory Friday at
the La Canada Country Club.
Nicole Arboleda and Lana Sanfilippo won, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1
doubles, Leslie Chang and Jenny Park triumphed, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 at No.
2 doubles, and Erica Kweon and Amanda Yue posted victories of 6-3,
6-2, 7-5 at No. 3 doubles for Coach Joe Thompson.
Whitney Bernstein, Ciri Bryan and Allison Sanders all defeated
Claremont’s No. 3 singles entry to secure the victory, the Spartans’
first after two losses this week.
Flintridge Prep 9, Sierra Madre Maranatha 9 (Rebels win on games,
72-64): Caitlin Kaletsch and Sarah Watt, along with Anshu Abhat and
Jenny Cha both won two sets to give Flintridge Prep a five
set-to-four advantage in doubles and a 43-33 lead on games, which was
enough for the Rebels (2-4) in Friday’s nonleague win at Scholl
Jennifer Ouyang captured a pair of sets at No. 1 singles, and
Diana Chiu and Tiffany Kim each won a set for Andy Rojas’ squad,
which overcame a 31-29 deficit on games. Evangel Fung and Tami
Krulisky won Flintridge Prep’s fifth set in doubles.
Newhall Hart 9, Glendale 9 (Indians win on games, 77-75): The
Nitros (2-4) suffered a tough nonleague setback Thursday at home.
Georgia Beesemyer swept her three singles sets as Glendale won
seven of nine sets and outscored the Indians, 45-23, on games.
Jennifer Kang and Elina Vartanyan both won two sets for Glendale,
who managed just a pair of 6-3 victories in doubles by Ofelya
Abrahamyan and Julie Ban, and Melissa Eslava and Helen Hahn.