8th grade Carmel Valley Middle School girls volleyball team wins Middle School Sports Conference

Back row, l-r: Rebecca Cole, Izzy Ster, Ally Greenhalgh, Alexandra Ster, Josey Devereaux, Naomi Campbell, Victoria Smitham, Lauren Blanchard, Huxley Murray and Coach Cody Oreiro. Front row: Taya Harrison, Malaak Wehba, Bella Chan and Shinhae Kang.

Five local middle school teams competed against each other in the girls volleyball Middle School Sports Conference. The Carmel Valley Middle School team was undefeated all season. The girls won the semi-finals against Oak Crest Waves.

The finals were played on Nov. 8 against the Diegueno Cougars at the Boys & Girls Club in Carmel Valley. The Carmel Valley Bobcats won the first set 25-18, the second set went to Diegueno 25-23 and the deciding set of the match ended in 15-11 for CVMS. This is the second year in a row that this team is the Middle School Sports Conference Champion.