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Eagle Update: Girls volleyball falls in quarterfinal, water polo teams advance

Girls volleyball defeated Scott’s Valley in Saturday’s first-round CCS match 24-26, 25-18, 25-23, 25-11 to advance to last night’s CCS quarterfinals against Carmel, which the team lost in three sets.

For the first time this season, boys water polo defeated rival Los Gatos 15-12 in the SCVAL tournament finals Saturday. The win earned the boys a share of the league title for the second year in a row and propelled the squad into the CCS Open Division bracket, an honor granted only to the top teams in CCS! Support the team Saturday as it faces top seed Bellarmine in the quarterfinal match at 10 a.m. at Woodside High (not to be confused with Woodside Priory).

Girls water polo defeated Castilleja 7-4 at Saturday’s third-place SCVAL Tournament game. The girls finished the regular season 17-10 overall and drew the No. 2 seed in the CCS D2 bracket. They play Pioneer in their quarterfinal matchup, immediately after the boys on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Woodside.

Football won its final game of the season, 16-9 vs. Trinity Christian to finish the season 2-5 overall. Highlights included touchdowns by sophomore Jackson Powell and frosh Pedro Castro with junior Rayan Arya and senior Ryan Barth earning the conversions. Also, Vedant Yadav recovered a critical onside kick.

In tennis action, Olivia Guo advanced to the league tournament semifinals after defeating her Menlo opponent on Monday. Doubles pairs Charlize Wang, grade 11, and Elaine Zou, grade 9, and Jessica Wang, grade 11 and Anika Akkiraju, grade 10, fell in their matches Monday after hard-fought battles.

Girls golf finished third behind Valley Christian and Stevenson at yesterday’s CCS championship. As one of the top three teams, it advances to the CIF NorCal Regional Championships.

Cross Country races in the league championships this Friday at Crystal Springs.

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