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Coast Union volleyball team boosts its league record to 4-0

Gigi Stoothoff, Olivia Zamora and Sage Radecki defend the net in a volleyball match Friday, Oct. 3, against Dunn School.
Gigi Stoothoff, Olivia Zamora and Sage Radecki defend the net in a volleyball match Friday, Oct. 3, against Dunn School. Special to The Cambrian

After losing nonleague matches to larger schools — Paso Robles, Atascadero, Templeton and St. Joseph — the Lady Broncos have had early success competing in the Coast Valley League, coming into this week with a 4-0 CVL record.

Last week (Sept. 30) the Lady Broncos nipped North County Christian, 3-2, behind Sage Radecki’s 22 assists, 11 digs, and six aces. Xue DiMaggio contributed 19 digs, four kills and four aces. Janel Bohey had nine digs, six kills and three aces.

On Friday, Oct. 3, Coast Union defeated Dunn School 3-0 in a nonleague home match. Radecki again led the Lady Broncos; she had 22 assists in the 25-14, 25-21, 25-19 victory. DiMaggio had 12 digs, three kills and a pair of aces. 

Bohey chipped in with eight digs and six kills, and Gigi Stoothoff had eight digs, five aces and three kills against Dunn School. 

Coast Union takes on Valley Christian Academy in a home match today, October 9, at 5 p.m.

CROSS COUNTRY

Brug Invitational

The Broncos cross country team ran well in the 95-degree heat at the Brug Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Santa Margarita Lake. 

It was the first time the cross-country squad scored as a team in that event, according to Coach Ayen Johnson. 

Gigi Stoothoff, running as a sophomore in the junior varsity girls division, placed third out of 70 runners in 22 minutes, 53 seconds. 

Among the boys, Jez Lawson placed 18th in a field of 106 freshman and sophomores at 19:38. Paul Butterfield took 26th place in a time of 20:27; Nick Roper was 33rd (21:19); Oliver Fend placed 36th (21:24); and Will Stephenson finished 50th (23:49). 

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Broncos entertained Mission Prep (past deadline for this edition). 

The final event of the cross-country season for Coast Union will be the San Luis Obispo County Meet on Friday, Oct. 31. 

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