TAKE A SWING: Monte Vista sophomore Analysia Perea sends a spike over, with Del Norte’s Charley Higham (4) the nearest potential blocker during neutral-court action this past Saturday, Aug. 31, in Ignacio. Having lost the triangular’s opener 12-25, 12-25, 17-25 to the hosting 2A Volleycats, the Lady Pirates then fell 9-25, 18-25, 11-25 to DNHS, at the time ranked No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 2A poll. Standing 0-2 overall in the young 2019 season, MVHS is to next begin 3A Intermountain League work Sept. 5 in La Jara against Centauri and Sept. 7 at Bayfield.
IN THE ZONE: Monte Vista libero Mareh Medina (5), a senior, concentrates on a clean pass to the front row during non-league road play against 2A Ignacio this past Saturday, Aug. 31, inside IHS Gymnasium. The Lady Pirates started the 2019 season losing 12-25, 12-25 and 17-25.
WELL-TIMED: Monte Vista senior Kayla Hernandez (20) deflects the attack of Del Norte’s Lynnea Valdez (13).