HS Volleyball: Great Oak Fights Off Temecula Valley in 4 Tough Sets to Win 21-25,25-23,26-24 & 25-21

The Wolfpack Faces Murrieta Mesa & The Golden Bears takes on Murrieta Valley Friday in Southwestern League Play

Great Oak fought off a determined Temecula Valley girls volleyball team Wednesday night to win in four sets. The Southwestern league’s defending Champions won the first set 21-25 when the Wolfpack pounced.

Great Oak took the next highly contested set 25-23 and then won the third 26-24. The Wolfpack won the final set 25-21and went 1-0 in league play.

Maddie Wendel and Katrina Jensen had big games for us” said Great Oak Coach Mark Motluck. “Katrina went 6 for 6 on kills in the second game and was our was our highest kill percentage player of the match. Summer Ellis, our right side, also had a pretty big game hitting. The team was lead in assists by Grace Talpash and digs by Madi Allen and Baily Morgan”.

“ It was just a great match overall by both teams. I think the only real difference was who finished the last 5 points of each game better…otherwise it was a pretty even match” added Coach Motluck. “Setters controlled the game, blocking was huge for us while serving was strong for them. Great match to be a part of. We play them Monday again at our place”

Temecula Valley was led by setter Jordyn Amoy. The senior had 45 assists, 4 blocks and 11 digs in the match. Hailey Hinkel and Carly Shreenan had 13 kills apiece for the Golden Bears. Shreenan also had 13 digs.

Mackenzie Nutting had 8 kills and 5 blocks for Temecula. Emma Rhodes had 7 kills and Jasmine West led the team with 23 digs.

The Wolfpack faces Murrieta Mesa and the Golden Bears take on Murrieta Valley this Friday in Southwestern League Play. The Broncos beat the Rams in 4 sets yesterday 22-25, 12-25, 25-23, 15-25


Great Oak              25  23  26  25  3

Temecula Valley  21  25  24  21   1


Southwestern League Standings

Vista Murrieta 2-0

Murrieta Valley 1-0

Great Oak 1-1

Murrieta Mesa 0-1

Temecula Valley 0-1

Chaparral 0-1

Photos by Donna Amoy