Scenes From Topper Volleyball Match Against Capital

Sophia Salazar leads her team onto the floor for a grudge match against the Capital Jaguars Volley Ball team Tuesday evening in Griffith Gymnasium. The Jaguars had defeated the Toppers in the two previous meetings and the Toppers were looking for revenge … they got their wish defeating the Jaguars 3-1. The Toppers continued to show improvement beating another 5A team. The team showed their versatility running 5-1 to begin the night and finished in 6-2 using the strengths of the team to upend the Capital Jaguars. Set one proved to be a tight battle with the Toppers coming from behind to win the set. The Jaguars showed smart play and strong defense to take the second set. Los Alamos hit their stride in sets three and four to control the match. Photo by John McHale/

Elodie Thelliez spike kills another ball; she had 9 kills in one set. Photo by John McHale/

Sophia Salazar spikes the ball over Molly McCann in the second set. She had 12 kills for the night. Photo by John McHale/

Kyla Sandoval bumps a ball into play from the backcourt in the third set. She is credited with 2 ace serves. Photo by John McHale/

Ariel Edkin, front, and Janessa Gonzales block a spike from the Jaguar offense in the third set. Photo by John McHale/

Natalie Gallegos spikes a ball over the Jaguar defender. She is credited with 10 kills and 2 ace serves. Photo by John McHale/

Coach Joe Palmer gives the team encouragement in a time out in the third set. Photo by John McHale/

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