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Sensational start for Foothill girls' volleyball

It has been a sensational start for the Foothill girls' volleyball program, with the Falcons starting 2-0 in East Bay Athletics League (EBAL) play and 7-0 overall.

In the first week of league, Foothill beat Granada 3-1, and Livermore 3-0. Grayce Olson had 23 kills, and 15 digs against Granada, with Paige Bennett adding nine kills and two blocks. Sruti Jonnalagadda added four kills and four blocks.

In the win over Livermore, Kaycie Burdick had five kills and seven digs. Katelyn Tagalog (8 assists, 5 service points) and Ellen Huang (3 kills, 3 service points) also played well.

The Falcons then went out and took the Gold division of the Irvington Tournament, going 5-0 in the process. Perfect 2-0 marks against Kennedy, Menlo-Atherton, Las Lomas, Newark Memorial, and Leland gave Foothill the title.

Highlights for the tournament came from Olson (50 kills, 19 service points), Katie Salonga (72 assists, 13 service points), and Jo Modica (30 service points, 13 kills).

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Sensational start for Foothill girls' volleyball

by / Pleasanton Weekly

Uploaded: Wed, Sep 1, 2021, 7:01 pm

It has been a sensational start for the Foothill girls' volleyball program, with the Falcons starting 2-0 in East Bay Athletics League (EBAL) play and 7-0 overall.

In the first week of league, Foothill beat Granada 3-1, and Livermore 3-0. Grayce Olson had 23 kills, and 15 digs against Granada, with Paige Bennett adding nine kills and two blocks. Sruti Jonnalagadda added four kills and four blocks.

In the win over Livermore, Kaycie Burdick had five kills and seven digs. Katelyn Tagalog (8 assists, 5 service points) and Ellen Huang (3 kills, 3 service points) also played well.

The Falcons then went out and took the Gold division of the Irvington Tournament, going 5-0 in the process. Perfect 2-0 marks against Kennedy, Menlo-Atherton, Las Lomas, Newark Memorial, and Leland gave Foothill the title.

Highlights for the tournament came from Olson (50 kills, 19 service points), Katie Salonga (72 assists, 13 service points), and Jo Modica (30 service points, 13 kills).

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