The fall season is in full swing as OVS sports teams completed a busy and successful week with the girls volleyball team winning both of their games against Besant Hill, and cross country bringing home a plethora of personal records.
On Wednesday, October 2nd, the volleyball team went over the hill to play Besant Hill School. Both junior varsity and varsity won their games, with JV winning in two sets and varsity in three. With strong serving from senior Sasha Valenzuela and impressive passing from junior Zela Henderson, the team worked together to beat their competitor.
On Saturday, Besant Hill came to OVS, and the team came together again to beat the opposing team in three sets. Senior Olivia Brown and sophomore Marley Burroughs exhibited great passing and serving.
For cross country, the team traveled to Carpinteria on Wednesday, October 2nd, to run in a friendly invitational meet at Cate School. With the girls placing second overall, the team showed great determination and ran with passion.
The following day, the team ran again in a non-league meet in Santa Clarita with the girls placing first while boys placed second losing by one point to Hillcrest Christian. The team set a series of personal records, from juniors Gabe Weisiger and Mark Pindur and freshmen Roman Cluff-Thompson, Eiki Fukuyama, Tigran Nahabedian, and Piper Snowber. For junior Bella Slosberg, she had her best showing of the season and showed great grit on the course.
Next week, volleyball wraps up their season with three final games against Oak Grove on Wednesday, Hillcrest on Thursday, and Garden Street on Saturday.Share