The JV Girls Basketball team played a tough game and defeated Miramonte yesterday 48-35. It was a physical game and both teams played hard. The Dons were led by Bella Denny with 20 points and Sabina Patel with 10. Carly Porep had a double-double with 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The JV team is now 14-6 (6-0) and in first place in the DFAL.
The JV Lady Dons traveled to San Ramon Friday and defeated the Dougherty Valley Wildcats 47-39. Despite never trailing, the game was a tight contest and both teams played hard. The Dons were led in scoring by Sabina Patel with 17 points, Bella Denny with 15, and Emily Atteyah with 13. Leading rebounders were Carly Porep, Melissa Elliott, and Maddy Ponzo. The JV Dons are now 11-6 on the season and are 3-0 in league and in first place.
The Acalanes Girls JV basketball team was victorious over Tamalpais on Wednesday. The final score was 48-26. Leading scorers were Carly Porep, Bella Denny, and Sophie Ross. The team is now 2-0 and play next today in the Terra Nova Tournament in Pacifica.
The Acalanes 2013-2014 JV Girls Volleyball Team finished a terrific season by defeating Dougherty Valley by the scores of 25-16 and 25-12 Thursday night on Senior Night. The team ended up with a spectacular 26-5 (12-2) record and took second place in league behind Campo. Thank you to coach Shannon Lee for all of her hard work and leadership.
Rachel Lom…..Carly Porep……Claire Porep…..Liza Pressman…..Julia Gay…..Lia White……Katie McCarty…..Asha Alagappan……Devin Grobeck….Hannah Roberts….Morgan Shepherd.
The Acalanes JV Dons Volleyball Team defeated both Dougherty Valley and Alhambra this week to improve their season record to 22-4. Top performers included Hannah Roberts, Julia Gay, Asha Alagappan, Claire and Carly Porep, Lia White, Morgan Shepherd, Rachel Lom, Devin Grobeck, Katie McCarty, and Liza Pressman.
The Acalanes Girls Volleyball JV Team defeated the Miramonte Matadors on Thursday by the scores of 25-18 and 25-14. The Dons continue their stellar season and are now 20-4 on the season. They travel to Dougherty Valley on Tuesday for a 5 pm game.
The Acalanes JV Volleyball team traveled to Las Lomas and defeated the Knights 25-15 and 25-18 yesterday.
The team is now 19-4 on the season and host Miramonte this coming Thursday at 5 pm.
The Acalanes Girls JV Volleyball Team took first place in the 16-team Dougherty Valley Tournament on Saturday. It was the team’s second championship in as many weeks.
The day included morning victories over Liberty, Alameda, and Mission San Jose High Schools. The afternoon saw the Dons defeat host Dougherty Valley and California High.
The championship match was a thriller against the Mustangs of Monte Vista. The Dons lost the first game 25-23, the only game they have lost over the past thirteen matches. But Acalanes bounced back with a terrific performance and won the second game 25-20.
The deciding match was tense throughout. Several long points with some amazing saves from both teams. With the Dons down to their last point at 13-14, Rachel Lom took a great set from Lia White and killed it to tie the score at 14-14. It was a huge point. The Dons then took the last two points and won 16-14. The team celebrated on the floor as did the parents on the sideline! It was a special day with every player on the team playing a key role. Coach Shannon Lee did a terrific job of playing everyone while also getting them needed rest. The Dons are now 18-3 on the season and host rival Campo this Thursday at 5 pm.