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Roseville volleyball serves up a win over Woodland

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Kali Lauhon served five consecutive points to start the match, and host Roseville High School's volleyball defeated Woodland 21-10, 21-25, 25-14, 25-17 on Wednesday to even its record at 1-1. Simone Durham returned from a sprained ankle and led the way with 15 kills and six blocks for the Tigers. Abbey Wade had 12 kills and 15 digs, Hilary Coy had 18 digs and two aces, and Stephanie Blumm had seven kills and three blocks. Allison Campbell contributed to an improved service effort with seven points in the fourth game, and the setting of Lauhon and Alicea Coy helped Roseville. Granite Bay 3, Folsom 0 – The host Grizzlies swept the Bulldogs 25-14, 25-17, 27-25. High school soccer Granite Bay 5, Vista del Lago 2 – Freshman Tommy Thompson scored two goals, Cody Giddings had a goal and an assist, and Ty Thompson and Ben Steinher scored one goal each. Connor Hallisey, Adam Rodríguez, Tanner Thompson and Connor Puhala each had an assist. Giddings assisted on Ty Thompson’s goal in the sixth minute, and Giddings scored three minutes later on a pass from Hallisey. Granite Bay High School opened its boys soccer season with a 5-2 victory over Vista del Lago on Tuesday in Folsom. Woodcreek 3, Casa Roble 0 – Tyler Crandall scored just before halftime, and Cody Meza and Miguel Lopez scored two minutes apart in the second half to lead the Timberwolves over the Rams in a season opener. Jordan Peak, Andrew Sullivan and Dustin De Matteo assisted on the goals. “We were in front of their net much of the first half,” Woodcreek coach Chris Branson said. “We had many chances, but their goalie made some great saves.” Goalkeepers Wade Brill and Casey Cram combined for the shutout. El Camino 3, Roseville 1 – The Tigers fell to the host Eagles 25-21, 25-14, 22-25, 25-21 in a Foundation Game. Roseville’s Jessica Richardson had 10 kills against the defending Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champion. Erika Palemy played well in the front row, and libero Hilary Coy and Allison Campbell played well in the back row for the Tigers. “We need to improve on our consistency in our execution, which I think we will since it is early in the season,” Roseville coach Ron Grove said. “It is a good match for us to know what we have to work on to improve.” Oakmont 2, Lincoln 1 – The Vikings opened the season with a victory over the Zebras. College soccer Southern Oregon 1, William Jessup 0 – Visiting Southern Oregon (1-1-1) scored in the 88th minute to beat the Lady Warriors in their season opener. Local soccer New Roseville Select squad wins another tournament The Roseville Brigade, a new U14 boys team in the Roseville Select Soccer Program, is off to a 10-0-2 start with three tournament victories, most recently the Rocklin Quarry Classic. Sergio Loza has scored 13 goals for the Brigade, which has outscored opponents 36-6 in winning every tournament it has entered, including Junction City Roseville and the Fair Oaks Festival. Mixael Loza leads the Brigade with 13 assists. Maurice Plomteaux has nine assists, Tyus Williamson has five goals and six assists, and Jared Bruce has four goals and six assists. Eureka Wildcats U-11 6, Novato United 0 – The local team received three goals from Jazzlyn Venkataya, two from Jasmyne Dunn and one from Summer McDaniel in the victory. Local golf Sierra View man fourth in Palo Alto – Walter Thompson of Sierra View Country Club in Roseville tied for fourth place in the NCPGA Assistant Apprentice Two-Person Championship at Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club. Thompson shot a 4-under-par 67.