California Lady Pintos capture third place finish at Warrensburg Tourney

California's Holly Wolfrum executes a successful kill during the varsity match against Tipton Monday night at California High School.

California's Holly Wolfrum executes a successful kill during the varsity match against Tipton Monday night at California High School. Photo by April Arnett.

The California High School varsity volleyball team participated in the Warrensburg Tournament Saturday, Oct. 1, where the Lady Pintos captured a third place finish.

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California's Beth Crow, center gets under a Tipton serve while Caitlin Meyer, at left, and Abby Lueckenotte, at right, are ready to assist during Monday's varsity match.

"This is the best finish we've had at the Warrensburg Tournament," California Head Coach Ashley Atteberry said.

In pool play at the tourney, the Lady Pintos finished 2-0-1. California defeated Boonville 25-18 and 25-22, then ended up with a split against Santa Fe, 25-17 and 19-25. The Lady Pintos went on to defeat Warrensburg 25-18 and 25-18 and were ultimately seeded first in their pool.

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California's Taylor Walters (12) sets the ball while Karin Bolinger (8) goes in for the kill and Stephanie Pugh (5) is ready to assist during the varsity match at California Monday night.

California then lost to state-ranked Cameron, 25-22, 21-25 and 11-25. The Lady Pintos then faced Boonville in the match for third place, which California won 12-25, 26-24 and 25-21.

Previously, the Lady Pintos traveled to Mexico Sept. 26, where the varsity captured a match win, 25-15 and 25-14. Taylor Walters led California with 11 service points. Kaitlyn Allison had eight digs and Abby Lueckenotte had eight assists. Sydney Deeken contributed seven kills and three blocks, and Holly Wolfrum chipped in with five kills.

For more of this story check out the Oct. 5 issue of the California Democrat.

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