BONSALL – The Bonsall High School Lady Legion volleyball team prevailed in a twi-night doubleheader against King-Chavez Community High School Oct. 13.
Bonsall won the first match in three straight sets, pressuring King-Chavez with a dominant serving attack. In different runs, the girls scored nine, 13 and 14 unanswered points, most of them serve aces. Abbey Reinard, Lexie Beker and Ashlin Smith delivered the serving barrage. In no 25-point set did King-Chavez achieve more than 11 points.
In the evening match, the Bonsall team cycled through the entire lineup and experimented with different rotations. Again the Lady Legion won in straight sets. King-Chavez achieved a maximum of 14 points for the match.
Bonsall, as of Oct. 14, was 7-2 in league play and in second place behind Horizon High of Rancho Santa Fe. This is the first year that BHS is at full strength, with four classes. Captains Lexie Beker and Coral Walters represent the first graduating senior class.
BHS is building toward a strong season next year, with more sophomores than any other class represented on this year’s team. Several freshmen are also already key members of the varsity team. Coach Eric Hendy plans for an earlier start next season after a late tryout cycle this year.