The time of dreams


ANDY WILCOX

USA’s Canyon High volleyball team took first place in the silver bracket at the 13th annual Stockton tournament on Saturday.

In the pool, the Wolves swept Modesto High, 25-18, 25-15 before San Benito ranked them, 25-20, 20-25, 15-10. In parentheses play, they rallied ahead of the West Campus of Sacramento, 22-25, 25-12, 15-6, and swept Galt, 25-13, 25-21.

American Canyon’s stars for the tournament were Ariana Pacheco (16 aces, 24 assists, 41 digs), Nalani Bustos (6 aces, 22 digs, 45 assists), Giselle Torres (21 assists, 29 digs, 36 assists) , Alexa Berry (12 kills, 13 digs, 6 blocks), Cassandra Kenning (11 kills), Kennedy Brown (9 kills), Charlize Francisco (9 kills, 35 digs), Tessa Castro (30 digs), Samantha Cruz (9 digs) ), Madison Gramlich (9 digs), Vyvylyn Tran (7 digs, 8 assists) and Gabriella Trinidad (4 kills).

Wolves fell to 15-9 on aggregate and 5-5 in the Vine Valley Athletic League game on Tuesday when host Petaluma lost the first two sets but won the rest in 18-25, 21-25 , 25-19, 26-24, marathon match 15-11.

Torres had 5 aces, 8 assists and 19 assists, Berry 15 assists and 3 blocks, Pacheco 21 digs and 7 assists, Brown 6 assists and 3 blocks, Francisco 19 digs, Castro 15 digs and Bustos 11 digs and 21 assists.

The Braves won three tight sets in the small gym in Napa on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-23, 25-19, improving to 9-0 in the VVAL and 12-4 overall.