The Boron Ladycats Varsity Volleyball team played the Highland Bulldogs in California City at a neutral tournament match on Sept. 13 and lost by a score of 2-0 in two sets; 25-15 and 25-17. Season to date Stats for the Highland game are: No. 19 Shayla Smith had 32 kills, No. 4 Amaya Valdez had one block, No. 24 Tatum Wiggs had 13 serving aces, No. 9 Amara Page had 21 digs and 53 receptions and No. 2 Kaili York had 20 assists. Boron’s other games and score in the Sept. 13 tournament are: Boron tied with Burroughs by a score of 1-1 and Boron lost to Mammoth by a score of 2-0 in two sets; 25-9 and 25-0; they also played neutral tournament matches on Sept. 14 and the scores for the games are: Boron lost to Lancaster by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-20 and 25-19; Boron won against Desert by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-15 and 25-13, Boron won against Kern Valley by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-14 and 25-15, Boron lost again to Lancaster by a score of 2-1 in three sets: 25-21, 25-21 and 15-3, Boron won against Universal Prep by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-23 and 25-18 and Boron won against Rosamond by a score of 2-1 in three sets: 25-18, 25-16 and 16-14. The Ladycats won four of their six games played in the tournament.
The Boron Ladycats JV and Varsity teams played a league conference game at home against the Rosamond Roadrunners; Scores and Stats from the Rosamond games are: JV – Boron lost to Rosamond by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-9 and 25-19; Varsity – Boron lost to Rosamond by a score of 3-0 in three sets: 25-22, 25-17 and 25-14. Season to date Stats for the Varsity game are: No. 19 Shayla Smith came away with 32 kills, No. 24 Tatum Wiggs came away with 13 serving aces, No. 2 Kaili York came away with 20 assists, No. 4 Amaya Valdez came away with one block and No. 9 Amara Page came away with 21 digs and 53 receptions.
Scores from the Frazier Mountain games are: JV – Boron lost to Frazier Mountain by a score of 2-0 in two sets: 25-5 and 25-11; Varsity – Boron lost to Frazier Mountain by a score of 3-0 in three sets: 25-8, 25-21 and 25-18. Season stats for the Varsity game against Frazier Mountain are: No. 19 Shayla Smith came away with kills 40 kills and five total blocks, No. 24 Tatum Wiggs came away with 15 serving aces, No. 9 Amara Page came away with 43 digs and 76 receptions and No. 2 Kaili York came away with 28 assists.
The Ladycats are No. 7 in the High Desert League and fall to No. 20 in the Central Section Division 5 standing going into their away game with Bishop Union on Sept. 24. Scores and season stats for the Bishop game and the Sept. 26 California City game they play at home in the next volleyball report.
The Boron Bobcats Varsity Football team has a game on Sept. 27 at home against Big Bear after returning from a bye week on Sept. 21; start time for the game is approximately 7 p.m. and the Boron Wildcats traveled to Bishop on Sept. 21 then they have a bye week before returning home to play IWV on Oct. 5 during Boron’s annual Twenty Mule Team Days celebration.