California High School Volleyball - Western Christian Arrowhead Christian
(September 27, 2011: Upland, CA 91786) The Western Christian Fighting Lancers volleyball team (Upland, CA), was dropped 3-1 in Tuesday's league challenge with the visiting Arrowhead Christian Eagles (Redlands, CA)
The Eagles (8-5) will now prepare for their challenge against Ontario Christian (Ontario, CA). The Knights enter the Ambassador challenge with a 5-3 record. In their last challenge, Ontario Christian defeated Linfield Christian (Temecula, CA), 3-0, in a league bout.
The Fighting Lancers now own a 9-5 record. They play next when they host Woodcrest Christian for a Ambassador bout on Thursday, September 29. Western Christian will play a Royals squad coming off a 3-0 league loss to Aquinas (San Bernardino, CA). The Royals record now stands at 6-5.
The Western Christian Lady Lancers traveled to Arrowhead Christian on Tuesday for a key
Ambassador League match. Arrowhead Christian entered the match ranked #7 in the CIF
Division 3A poll.
After trailing early in set 1 by a score of 10-6, Western Christian spurted
to take a 13-10 lead behind 7 straight service points from Brook Bernard. Lady Lancers won set 1 by a score of 25-23.
Itali Andrade tallied 6 kills and 2 aces in set 1. Lyndsey Carruthers added 5 kills.
In set 2, the Lady Lancers started fast and jumped out to a 7-2 lead. This lead did not
last as Arrowhead Christian came back to win set 2 by a score of 25-18 to even the match at 1-1.
The Lady Lancers also jumped out to a early lead in set 3 (9-7). Similar to set 2, Western
Christian saw their lead evaporate as service errors and hitting errors mounted. The Lady
Lancers lost set 3 by a score of 25-21. Western Christian fell behind early in set 4 and lost 25-19.
The Lady Lancers are now 9-5 overall and 3-1 in league