Lasers move to 16-0 and stay atop CCCWVCA rankings while Grossmont makes big jump; Cornell, Aramendariz earn weekly honors

Grossmont College Women's Volleyball
Grossmont College Women's Volleyball

CCCWVCA Rankings Release (Nov. 5)

PASADENA - Irvine Valley remains the lone undefeated (16-0) on the perch of the State Top 25. Only movement among top 10 is Hartnell up to #8, Long Beach down to #9. 

Rankings biggest jumps are Grossmont to No. 13, Cypress up to No. 14. 
Rankings Biggest slides are MiraCosta to No. 18 and Canyons to No. 19, San Mateo from #17 to best of rest

New team on the rankings this week: No. 25 College of the Desert

Matches of the Week, October 29-November 4
Grossmont d. San Diego Mesa, 28-26, 23-25, 25-22, 29-27
Santa Rosa d. Modesto, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 17-25, 15-13
Canyons d. Antelope Valley, 25-22, 24-26, 25-18, 23-25 ,15-12
Riverside City d. Saddleback, 17-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-12

Upsets of the Week
Desert d. MiraCosta, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22, 7-25, 15-11 (ends MC's 32-match conference win streak in PCAC)
Victor Valley d. Santa Monica, 23-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-16
West Hills-Coalinga d. Cerro Coso, 25-17, 21-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-9

Conference Races
NORTH

Bay Valley--unranked Los Medanos leads at 12-0, Solano 2nd at 11-1
Big 8--#7 Sierra holds lead at 12-2, #10 American River 11-2 is 2nd, #16 SJ Delta is 10-4, #15 Folsom Lake is 9-4
Central Valley--#6 Fresno City clinched at least a tie for its 12th straight CVC title at 16-0
Coast North--#4 Cabrillo clinched at least a tie for its 12th consecutive Coast title at 10-0, #8 Hartnell is 2nd at 7-2
Coast South--#2 Gavilan won the Coast South crown for the third straight year at 10-0
Golden Valley--#14 Feather River clinched at least a tie for its ninth GVC title in a row at 8-0, #17 Butte is 7-2

SOUTH
Orange Empire--#1 Irvine Valley leads at 12-0, #14 Cypress is tied with #20 Orange Coast for 2nd each at 10-3
PCAC North--#18 MiraCosta won its third straight PCAC North crown at 9-1, #23 Mt. San Jacinto 2nd at 8-2, #25 Desert 3rd at 7-3
PCAC South--#22 San Diego Mesa won the PCAC South title at 9-1, #24 San Diego City 2nd at 8-2, #13 Grossmont was 3rd at 7-3
South Coast North--unranked Pasadena City is leading at 4-2, Chaffey and East Los Angeles are right behind both at 3-2
South Coast South--#5 El Camino leads at 5-0, #9 Long Beach City is 2nd at 5-1
Western State East--unranked Santa Monica clinched at least a tie for the WSC East title at 6-1, Victor Valley is 2nd at 5-2, Citrus 3rd at 4-2
Western State North--#21 Ventura leads at 6-0, followed by #11 Moorpark at 5-1
Western State South--#3 Bakersfield leads at 6-0, #19 Canyons is 2nd at 5-1

CCCWVCA Rankings (Nov. 5)    
RK School  Record LW
1. Irvine Valley 16-0  1
2. Gavilan 25-1      2
3. Bakersfield  21-1 3
4. Cabrillo  23-2     4
5. El Camino  19-2   5
6. Fresno  23-3     6
7. Sierra  20-4        7
8. Hartnell  23-4     9
9. Long Beach  18-3  8
10. American River  18-6    10
11. Moorpark  15-4  11
12. Feather River  19-7  14
13. Grossmont  19-5    T25
14. Cypress  15-7    19
15. Folsom Lake  16-7      15
16. San Joaquin Delta  17-7   16
17. Butte  19-10     18
18. MiraCosta  19-3    12
19. College of the Canyons  17-7  13
20. Orange Coast  19-4  20
21. Ventura  16-3  21
22. San Diego Mesa  16-10  22
23. Mt San Jacinto  19-4  23
24. San Diego City  17-7  24
25. College of the Desert  19-4    NR

 

(Robert Lewis, CCCWVCA)


CORNELL, ARMENDARIZ GARNER CCCWVCA STATE PLAYER OF THE WEEK RECOGNITION

Official Release

PASADENA - Middle blocker Jacey Cornell from Butte College and sophomore setter Sarah Armendariz of Bakersfield College earned distinction on Monday from the CCCWVCA by earning Northern California and Southern California State Player of the Week honors, respectively, it's been announced.

Cornell has been a consistent figure at the net for Butte this season. She had nine kills and four blocks while hitting .429 in a sweep over Lassen. She recorded six blocks (three solos) and four kills in a 4-set loss to Feather River. She is currently 14th in the state in blocks average per set.

Armendariz runs the Bakersfield offense and has helped the Renegades to an impressive 15-match win streak. She dished out 52 assists and made 10 kills in the team’s last two victories, both sweeps. Currently, she is fifth in the state in assists average at 10.28 per set.

(Robert Lewis, CCCWVCA)