Lady Grizzlies unable to dig up a win at Toppenish

Girls Prep Volleyball

TOPPENISH - In this past Saturday’s non-league match against 2A Toppenish, Sunnyside fell to the Wildcats in four sets.

Toppenish won the first set 25-18. The Lady Grizzlies rallied for a 26-24 victory in the second set. It was the Wildcats who prevailed 25-12, 25-13 in the final two sets, however.

Tiana Perez of Sunnyside recorded six kills, and teammates Ashley Aguilar and Amber Cornwell were each 8-for-8 from the service line. Cornwell recorded three aces.

On defense, Vanessa Alvarez kept the ball from hitting the floor 14 times and delivered five perfect passes. Alexis Rocha also tallied 14 defensive digs, four of which resulted in perfect passes.

Sunnyside (0-1, 0-4) will this coming Thursday travel to Eisenhower for a league match-up.

‑ Jennie McGhan can be contacted at 509-837-4500, or email


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