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.