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Dons Varsity Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

Dons Varsity Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

The Dons honored seniors Emma Johnson, Aly Kirke, Gianna Manzone, Kira Wood, Bela Yanakieva and Rachel Zhang on Thursday, October 14, when they hosted Alhambra. The Dons got off to a shaky star and lost the first game but rallied and swept the next three games, 25-15, 25-20 and 25-12. Johnson, Kirke and Yanakieva recorded multiple kills, Zhang registered several assists from the setter position, Wood made multiple digs and Manzone’s serving led to multiple points for the Dons.…

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JV Volleyball Takes Down Campo

JV Volleyball Takes Down Campo

The JV Women’s Volleyball team came out swinging tonight displaying a Think Pink attitude to raise awareness of breast cancer and a Cougar attack on their minds.  At 1-0 Outside Hitter, Sophie Foster had her first a many kills during the match.  Opposite Hitter, Chloe Lockwood showed up strong tonight with her first cross court kill at 2-1.  Libero, Jasmine…

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Dons Beat Northgate and Ready to Celebrate Senior Night Thursday

Dons Beat Northgate and Ready to Celebrate Senior Night Thursday

The Dons extended their winning streak to six matches by defeating the visiting Northgate Broncos on Tuesday, October 12.  In the first game, the Dons shot out to an early lead—it was 15-7 at one point—and went on to win 25-20.  Seniors Emma Johnson and Bela Yanakieva and junior Ryann Jones, Katelyn Olin and Maya Paul, among others, registered kills.  In the second game, the Broncos…

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JV Volleyball: Bump, Set and WIN over Northgate

JV Volleyball: Bump, Set and WIN over Northgate

On Tuesday evening the JV Women’s Volleyball team had a tough first set against Northgate but the team did great.  The girls battled back and forth until at 17-18, Opposite Hitter, Chloe Lockwood changed the momentum with a beyond the base line,  one handed save to psych up the girls.  Outside Hitter Sofie Foster brought the Dons to 24-21 with a…

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Dons Win Stockton Tourney, on 5 Game Winning Streak

Dons Win Stockton Tourney, on 5 Game Winning Streak

FEAR THE BLUE ON THE COURT On Thursday, October 7, the Acalanes Girls Varsity volleyball team traveled to Las Lomas High School to face the Knights.  In game one, senior Bela Yanakieva got the Dons started off with a kill, and junior Mara Korzeniowska rattled off three aces to put the Dons up early 5-0.  Junior Hanna Hageboeck delivered a…

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JV Girls’ VB Bring Home 2nd Place from Sonoma Valley Tournament !

JV Girls’ VB Bring Home 2nd Place from Sonoma Valley Tournament !

On Saturday, October 9, the JV Girls’ Volleyball Team played hard with exceptional camaraderie throughout a 10-hour day to finish 5-1 and at second place!  Congratulations to Junior Sofie Foster who was honored by being named to the All-Tournament Team! 16 schools participated in the highly competitive tournament.  The Dons played 6 matches as follows: AHS vs. Windsor High School: 25-22 and…

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