Rural League champs

The New Jerusalem School seventh and eighth grade volleyball team won the 12-team Rural League championship tournament Nov. 4-8 at STEAM Academy in Lathrop. The New Jerusalem Falcons went in as the No. 4 seed, taking a bye for the first round and then winning three matches in a row. In the championship match, New Jerusalem and STEAM split the first two sets, and then the Falcons came back from behind to win the third set 15-9 and claim the championship trophy. The team includes Amelia Lara, Abigail Sette, Christiana Cordeiro, Skylar Payne, Irrlanda Martinez, Maria Arana Ayon and Elizabeth Tova, and their coaches are Briana and Josh Cordeiro.

The New Jerusalem School seventh and eighth grade volleyball team won the 12-team Rural League championship tournament Nov. 4-8 at STEAM Academy in Lathrop. The New Jerusalem Falcons went in as the No. 4 seed, taking a bye for the first round and then winning three matches in a row. In the championship match, New Jerusalem and STEAM split the first two sets, and then the Falcons came back from behind to win the third set 15-9 and claim the championship trophy. The team includes Amelia Lara, Abigail Sette, Christiana Cordeiro, Skylar Payne, Irrlanda Martinez, Maria Arana Ayon and Elizabeth Tova, and their coaches are Briana and Josh Cordeiro.

Contact Sports Editor Bob Brownne at brownne@tracypress.com, or call 209-830-4227.

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