Aug 30 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

You had to be there. The girls volleyball team dropped the first two games to Deer Valley HS. They rallied to win the next three games and posted the win 24-26, 22-25, 25-13, 25-18, 15-10. The jv and freshman teams swept in two games, 25-14, 25-10 and 25-15, 25-9, respectively.

Girls Tennis

was defeated by Amador Valley HS.

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Water Polo

has a scrimmage at De La Salle HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 5:30.

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Varsity Girls Volleyball

Zoe McPhail was a defensive standout in the back row and Sam Darin scored clutch kills in game five.

Samantha Darin
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JV Girls Volleyball

Standouts were Erin Meade on offense and Isabella Macayan on defense.

Freshman Girls Volleyball

Standouts were Carly Coffee on offense and Sydney Sowarby on defense.

Girls Tennis

Sasha Schtein and Zoe Cate won singles matches and Megan Cardiff and Maddie McDonagh won their doubles match.

Tuesday Aug 29 Freshmen Girls Volleyball Results

Aug 29   by Jennifer Davis  

With powerful serving and solid hitting, the Acalanes Freshmen Girls Volleyball team strong-armed their way to victory over Deer Valley in two sets: 25-10, 25-15. A serving streak from Chloe Wu and kills from Carly Coffee, Megan Go and Samantha Hansen helped the Dons reach a 20-10 lead. Audrey Passalacqua jump served five quick points to finish the game. Acalanes took an early lead in the second set with help from Maren Takeuchi’s strong back row passing and good serving by Libby Ross. Late in the game, setter Bella Draper connected with hitter Lauren Davis for a kill as the Dons secured their second pre-season win.

Jun 2 – Josh Candau named DAL Co-Pitcher of the Year

Acalanes ace pitcher Josh Candau has been named as a first team All-DAL selection for the Don’s division one baseball team.  Candau has also been named DAL Co-Pitcher of the year. Candau has enjoyed 2 outstanding seasons as a Dons starting pitcher. This past regular season, Candau  finished with a 7-1 record, and 51 and  1/3 innings pitched. He allowed just 5 walks, struck out 47 opposing hitters, and only allowed 4 earned runs all season for a 0.54 ERA.

Candau has signed a letter of intent to pitch at UC Santa Barbara next season.

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Josh Candau
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