Locals have strong presence on All-CIF volleyball team

Each of the three local Channel League schools are represented on the Southern Section’s Division-2 All-CIF First Team that was released on Tuesday.

Carl Mendoza, Presidio Sports’ All-City Team MVP, was placed on the All-CIF Team with Dons teammate Ryan Worley.?Mendoza and Worley’s work?helped Santa Barbara win the Channel League title and advance to the CIF-SS Division 2 final.

Mendoza’s ability to read the hitters led to the 355 digs he picked up this season. He average 4.6 digs per set and had 33 assists. At the serving line he had 18 aces this season, making 95% of his serves.

The defensive strength of Mendoza allowed Worley to rack up 230 kills, 28 blocks and 120 digs for the season.

Shane Hauschild?represented?the San Marcos Royals on the All-CIF First Team. The Channel League MVP helped San Marcos advance to the CIF Division 2 semifinals, with an average of almost 6 kills per set in the playoffs. The junior?also had a presence in the back row as the team’s primary passer.

Representing the final Channel League school was Jackson Wopat from Dos Pueblos. After returning from a leg injury, Wopat had a major impact on the Charger team with over 10 kills per match. The 6-5 UC San Diego bound middle helped his team to reach the CIF quarterfinals.

CIF Divisional champion Esperanza had three players on the First Team, including?Player of the Year?Jacob Arnitz.


Player of the year ? Jacob Arnitz, Esperanza (11) OH
Coach of the Year ? Isaac Owens, Esperanza

Ben Oxnard, Esperanza OH 11
Andrew Lancaster, Esperanza L 12
Carl Mendoza, Santa Barbara L 12
Ryan Worley, Santa Barbara OPP 12
Shane Hauschild, San Marcos OH 11
Jason Weedon, Foothill OH 12
Jackson Wopat, Dos Pueblos MB 12
Jennings Franciskovic, Oaks Christian OH 12
Weston Bains, Laguna Beach OH 12
Brendan Parks, Oak Park OH 11
Stephen Zetterberg, Claremont MB 12
Daniel Jacobs, Burroughs/Burbank OPP 12