As the 2015 fall season is rapidly coming to an end, and with playoffs approaching, the Lady Mustangs ball clubs are prepping for postseason play. Oakdale’s volleyball, tennis and golf were all in action this week and walked away with at least one win each.
Looking to run the Valley Oak League (VOL) table, the Lady Mustangs varsity club improved to 9-0 in league play after knocking off Lathrop and Sierra this past week. On Monday, Oct. 12 the girls went to Lathrop and defeated the Lady Spartans in three sets; 25-18, 25-20 and 25-23. Lauren Ott turned in a double-double performance as she recorded 11 kills and 11 digs in the contest, and contributed with six aces as well. Isabella Cobarruvias landed 17 assists and five aces for the Lady Mustangs. Jocelyn Burke added 15 assists for Oakdale throughout the night. Oakdale returned home to host Sierra on Thursday night. The Lady Mustangs made short work of the Timberwolves as Oakdale dominated from start to finish 25-7, 25-8 and 25-8. Ott and Cobarruvias continued their impressive week as Ott led the team in digs with 11 and blocks with two, while Cobarruvias dished out 15 assists and seven aces in the team’s victory. The Lady Mustangs were slated to be on the road, traveling to Manteca on Tuesday, Oct. 20, after The Leader’s press time.
After a productive week, the Lady Mustang golf team is currently sitting in third place in the VOL with a record of 9-5. Oakdale knocked off Manteca 253-296; Central Catholic 259-271 and put away Manteca 262-277. Freshman Taylor Stewart shot 39, 49 and 42 this week to help propel the Lady Mustangs to three wins. Oakdale then turned their attention to the 2015 Valley Oak League tournament, which was held on Monday, Oct. 19.
A 1-1 week for the Lady Mustangs tennis club leaves the team focusing on the singles and doubles tournament slated for this week. Oakdale fell to Central Catholic 8-1 but bounced back to knock off East Union 7-2. The tandem of Taryn Lane and Shannen Yang were Oakdale’s lone victors against Central Catholic in doubles action. Danika Brown, Cori Barney, Carley Newbill and Maddie Brewer were all victorious in their singles matches against East Union. Lane and Yang completed a perfect week with their three set victory in doubles. Teammates Brianna Morgan and Kendall Kiely also earned a two set victory for the Lady Mustangs. In the Novice Tournament, Oakdale’s Kiely defeated East Union’s Jasmine Kent 8-0 to take first place of the tournament.
The Oakdale girls water polo team went to Clovis on Saturday, Oct. 17. Oakdale fell to Clovis 14-5. Oakdale boys hosted Central Catholic on Monday, Oct. 19 after The Leader press time. Both teams are scheduled to host Bret Harte on Wednesday, Oct. 21.