Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Chargers beat IVC 3-1 to claim sole possession of 3rd place

Cypress, CA - The Chargers (8-8, 7-3) beat IVC 3-1 (25-23, 16-25, 25-23, 25-21) and stays alone in third place of the conference standing. Kayla Pace and Ashley Flores led the offense for the Chargers.


Sunday, October 28, 2012

Chargers defeat Saddleback in 5

Flores had 21 kills
Mission Viejo, CA - The Chargers were down 2-1 and were one point from losing the match in the fourth set, but kept their poise in winning that set 27-25 and carried the momentum into the deciding 5th set. The Chargers (6-8, 5-3) took command in the final set to (15-10) beat the host Gauchos 3-2 (25-18, 22-25, 20-25, 27-25, 15-10. Ashley Flores led the Chargers with 21 kills and Camille Valenzuela had 34 assists on the offense. Marianne led the defense with 18 digs. The Chargers are in third place in the standings.


Chargers won at RCC 3-2

Jimenez added 14 kills for
the Chargers
Riverside, CA - The Chargers won at Riverside in a thrilling 5 sets, 25-20, 25-15, 19-25, 21-25, 15-10.  Cypress (6-8, 5-3) completed the season sweep of the Tigers and standing in 3rd place of the conference.  Ashley Flores led the Charger offense with 19 kills, followed by Cassie Jimenez with 14, Kristen Taylor with 10 and Kayla Pace with 9. Setter Camille Valenzuela assisted 39 times. Ashley Crawford led the defense  with 15 digs.


Saturday, October 20, 2012

Chargers grinded out, defeat Fullerton in 5 sets

Cypress, CA - The Chargers won a tight game and a much needed conference game to stay in the race. Facing an unpredicted Fullerton team, Cypress (5-8, 4-3) took the first two sets in good old fashion 25-18 and 25-17. The Hornets going into the 3rd set refused to rollover, fought back to win 25-22. The 4th set, the Hornets looked more determined and beat the Chargers 25-20 and forced the decisive 5th set.  The Chargers regrouped and pulled out a 15-12 to gain their 4th conference victories. The victory snapped a 2-game loosing streak in which the Chargers did not win a set.


Thursday, October 18, 2012

Chargers' plan to upset #2 OCC fell short

Cypress, CA - The Chargers' game plan to upset second ranked Orange Coast Pirates came close. After leading in both the first and second set, the Chargers fell 26-28 and 21-25 with a gutsy effort. The Chargers' momentum went flat in the 3rd set and lost 16-25. The Pirates proved why they were the #2 team in the State as they executed well when they were backed into a corner. For the Chargers it was a good sign of staying with a good team until the end.


Saturday, October 13, 2012

First place Golden West beat Chargers

Huntington Beach, CA - Golden West (11-2, 5-2) proved why it belonged in first place by defeating the Chargers 3-0. The Chargers are 3-2 in conference after the loss but remain in 2nd place and still in contention to do well. However Cypress will be challenged by Orange Coast which ties with GWC in first place at its next home game.


Cypress swept Santa Ana to go up 3-1 in conference

Cypress, CA - The Chargers (4-6, 3-1) swept the Dons 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-21) and remained undefeated in conference play at home. The Chargers' offense was no match, the font line dominated and the Dons had no answer to defend Ashley Crawford and Ashley Flores who contributed 8 kills each.  Marianne Tapales added 4 serve aces.

Cypress is tuning up to play the first place Rustlers at Golden West on Friday.