Boys Varsity Volleyball · Volleyball Heads to State Playoffs

By Bobby Murphy

The Vikings played La Costa Canyon in the Open Division Championship on May 19, looking for their second straight Open Title. They lost the match 3-2 in a nailbiter. After losing the first game 25-18, they took the next two, 25-20 and 26-24, respectively. In a chance to clinch the title with a win in Game 4, they fell in a close one. LCC took Game 4 25-23 to force a fifth game. LCC won the deciding game 15-11. Gabe Vargas (Sr.) led La Jolla with 21 kills, followed by Oliver Parker (Sr.) with 14, who had a kill percentage of 70%. Berkeley Miesfeld (Sr.)  led the team with 57 assists, and Luke Lentin (Sr.) had 3 aces.  The team played top ranked Newport Harbor and lost 3-0. It was a great season for the Vikings with a 34-7 record.