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Posted on 07 November 2013 by La Habra Journal


Deanna Blaine launches an attack as Maranatha’s Caroline Sommers and Samantha Weiner attempt to block in Whittier Christian’s 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night at home.

Photos by Shane Morines
La Habra Journal

The Whittier Christian volleyball team completed its fifth consecutive undefeated Olympic League season with a 3-0 sweep against Maranatha at home, Tuesday night.

The Lady Heralds finished the regular season with a 27-6 overall record, with an 8-0 mark in the Olympic League after the 25-20, 25-12, 25-16 win.

Throughout league play, the Lady Heralds lost just one set.

Deanna Blaine led the Lady Heralds’ offense with 14 kills, while fellow outside hitter Kylee Cooke added 13 kills.

Jennifer Washle tallied 37 assists and Nicole Santos led the team with 11 digs.

Freshman Leilia To’omalatai led Maranatha with eight kills.

Whittier Christian, ranked No. 1 by the CIF-SS in Division 2A, should have the top seed heading into the playoffs, which start next week.

Scroll down to check out more photos from Tuesday night’s contest against Maranatha.

mg_0407-150x150-1162985 Whittier Christian fans show support for the Lady Heralds during Whittier Christian’s 3-0 sweep against Maranatha, Tuesday night. mg_0423-150x150-8963551 Whittier Christian’s Meghan Buchanan blocks an attack by Maranatha’s Jenna Parker during the Lady Heralds 3-0 win, Tuesday night. mg_0458-150x150-9594726 Kylee Wolfe places an attack against Maranatha in Whittier Christian’s 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night.
mg_0515-150x150-7245080 The Whittier Christian bench celebrates as the team earns a point against Maranatha in the second game of a 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night. mg_0542-150x150-6686649 Whittier Christian head coach Shawn Hunter holds a small stuffed bear, which has held a sentimental value to the team throughout the 2013 season, during the Lady Heralds’ 3-0 sweep of Maranatha, Tuesday night. mg_0581-150x150-3876913 Head Coach Shawn Hunter talks to his team before the start of the third game in a 3-0 sweep of Maranatha, Tuesday night.
mg_0591-150x150-4215212 Kylie Cooke prepares to attack the Maranatha back line during the third game of a 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night. mg_0607-150x150-4886817 Kylee Cooke tips the ball into Maranatha’s side of the court in the third game of a 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night. mg_0624-150x150-4114807 Deanna Blaine blocks a Maranatha attack during the third game of a 3-0 sweep, Tuesday night at Whittier Christian.

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