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With new system, Moorpark building to Friday showdown

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Since falling in four sets at Santa Barbara City Oct. 17, the Moorpark College women's volleyball team has worked for its second chance.

A five-match winning streak has meant the Raiders (12-7, 7-1) will be playing for a piece of its fifth straight WSC North title Friday night when it welcomes first-place Santa Barbara (14-6, 8-0) to Raider Pavilion.

"At least we've put ourselves in that position," Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart said. "I feel good about the way we've been playing."

Running a non-traditional system that features three middle blockers, Moorpark has slowly improved throughout its schedule.

"It's been a slow evolution," Burkhart said. "This is a team you wish you had for another month."

Middles Gabriella Luciani, Taylor Susim and Brittany Sharpe also have to share outside and opposite hitter responsibilities.

"They all have a lot of different responsibilities," Burkhart said. "I thought this was the best we could do and that's what it took. It was kind of a learning thing for me, too."

Susim is second in the WSC with block assists (49). Outside hitter Amber Glaab leads the team in hitting (.223) and kills (183).

VC volleyball fighting through

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Jon Roberts didn't expect miracles in his first season as Ventura College women's volleyball coach.

"It's been a very difficult year," Roberts said. "It is what I expected. But that expectation, versus actually experiencing it, those are two different things."

The Pirates may be 4-15, but they did win their third WSC North match Wednesday, when it swept Hancock to move into a tie for third place.

Ventura also won back-to-back matches last month, including a five-set comeback against Cuesta.

"It was great to see us play at that level," Roberts said. "It was great to see us hang in there against a very competitive Cuesta team. We had a great comeback. It was just a great win.

Ventura has been led by outside hitter Abigail Gallego, a freshman from Pacifica

"She's one we're trying to develop," Roberts said. "She's a very good passer, which one of the harder skills you teach."

Libero Justina Santos, who has filled the setters role, and hard-working outside hitter Inga McManus have also been important players.

"You always like to see that type of intensity and she brings that all the time," Roberts said.

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference
Thru Wednesday Oct. 31

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 10-0-3 33 12-2-3
LA Mission 9-3-1 28 10-5-3
Santa Barbara 7-4-3 24 9-6-3
Santa Monica 4-6-3 15 8-10-3
Hancock 4-6-3 15 5-8-4
Glendale 4-8-2 14 4-13-3
Canyons 3-7-4 13 4-9-5
Citrus 3-7-3 12 4-9-4
Moorpark 2-5-6 12 2-6-9

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 7-0-1 22 12-5-1
Santa Barbara 4-1-2 14 8-3-4
Moorpark 4-3-0 12 7-7-1
Hancock 3-5-0 9 5-9-2
Oxnard 2-4-1 7 5-7-4
Cuesta 0-7-0 0 2-10-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 8-0 24 2 14-6 .700
Moorpark 6-1 19 3 11-7 .611
LA Mission 3-5 9 15 7-8 .467
Ventura 3-5 11 17 4-15 .211
Cuesta 2-4 9 12 4-14 .222
Hancock 0-7 0 24 2-14 .125

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 4-0 12-9 .571
Cuesta 3-1 24-10 .706
Ventura 2-2 15-8 .652
Santa Monica 1-3 10-17 .370
Citrus 0-4 8-16 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Pierce 5-0 10-4 .714
Ventura 4-1 13-9 .591
LA Valley 3-2 17-8 .680
Cuesta 2-3 16-15 .516
Citrus 1-4 15-14 .517
Santa Monica 0-5 8-16 .333

Western State Conference standings

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Through Oct. 24

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 9-0-3 30 11-2-3
LA Mission 7-3-1 22 8-5-3
Santa Barbara 6-3-3 21 8-5-3
Santa Monica 4-4-3 15 8-8-3
Hancock 5-5-2 17 6-7-3
Citrus 3-5-3 12 4-7-4
Moorpark 2-4-5 11 2-5-8
Glendale 2-8-2 8 2-13-3
Canyons 1-7-4 7 2-9-5

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 5-0-1 16 10-5-1
Santa Barbara 3-0-2 11 7-2-4
Moorpark 3-3-0 9 6-7-1
Hancock 2-4-0 6 4-8-2
Oxnard 1-3-1 4 5-6-4
Cuesta 0-5-0 0 2-8-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 6-0 18 1 12-6 .667
Moorpark 5-1 16 3 10-7 .588
LA Mission 2-4 6 14 7-7 .500
Ventura 2-4 8 14 3-14 .177
Cuesta 1-3 5 9 3-13 .231
Hancock 0-4 0 12 2-11 .154

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 4-0 12-9 .571
Cuesta 3-1 23-10 .697
Ventura 2-2 13-8 .619
Santa Monica 1-3 8-15 .348
Citrus 0-4 8-16 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Pierce 5-0 10-2 .833
Ventura 4-1 13-9 .591
LA Valley 3-2 15-8 .652
Cuesta 2-3 15-15 .500
Citrus 1-4 15-14 .517
Santa Monica 0-5 7-13 .350

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference
Through Oct. 18

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 8-0-2 26 9-2-2
LA Mission 6-2-1 19 7-4-3
Santa Barbara 5-3-2 17 7-5-2
Santa Monica 4-3-3 15 8-7-3
Citrus 3-5-2 11 4-7-3
Hancock 3-5-3 11 4-7-3
Glendale 2-6-2 8 2-11-3
Moorpark 1-4-4 7 1-5-7
Canyons 1-5-4 7 2-7-5

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Santa Barbara 3-0-2 11 6-2-3
Ventura 3-0-1 10 8-5-1
Hancock 2-2-0 6 4-6-2
Moorpark 2-2-0 6 4-7-1
Oxnard 0-2-1 1 4-5-4
Cuesta 0-4-0 0 2-7-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 5-0 15 1 11-6 .647
Moorpark 3-1 10 3 9-7 .563
LA Mission 2-2 6 8 6-5 .545
Ventura 2-2 8 8 3-12 .200
Cuesta 0-3 2 9 2-13 .133
Hancock 0-4 0 12 2-11 .154

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 3-0 9-6 .600
Ventura 2-2 8-9 .470
Cuesta 1-1 20-6 .769
Santa Monica 1-1 6-13 .316
Citrus 0-3 8-15 .348

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
Ventura 4-0 12-5 .706
LA Pierce 3-0 8-2 .800
LA Valley 2-2 14-8 .636
Citrus 1-2 11-12 .478
Cuesta 0-3 9-14 .393
Santa Monica 0-3 5-12 .294

Moorpark volleyball streak snapped

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In a meeting of the WSC North's two unbeatens, the Moorpark College women's volleyball team fell in four sets Wednesday night at Santa Barbara City College.

The loss snapped the Raiders' 16-match WSC North winning streak that dated back to a three-set loss to Santa Barbara in Nov. 12, 2010

"There were two Moorpark teams playing," Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart said.

"The team in the first game is the team we think we have. The next three games was the team I hope we don't see again."

Moorpark (9-7, 3-1) won its 49th straight set in WSC North play when it took the opener, 25-20, but first-place Santa Barbara (11-6, 5-0) responded 25-15, 25-21, 25-14.

"It wasn't a case where they did a lot," Burkhart said. "We just didn't execute on offense the way we needed to."

Gabby Luciani had seven kills and 13 digs. Amber Glaab had six kills and 18 digs. Taylor Susim had 10 blocks.

The loss was Moorpark's second straight, which followed a three-match winning streak.

"We've been on a pretty major rollercoaster all year," Burkhart said. "We've been consistently inconsistent. We've been working really hard to be just a little more consistent.

"We're still in the race. Hopefully, we'll get a little better."

Moorpark hosts cross-county rival Ventura (3-12, 2-2) tonight at Raider Pavilion. The Pirates are riding on a two-match WSC North winning streak, having come from 2-0 down to catch visiting Cuesta in five sets Friday behind Laura Acosta's 14 kills.

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 6-0-1 19 8-2-1
LA Mission 4-2-1 13 5-4-2
Santa Barbara 3-3-2 11 5-5-2
Santa Monica 2-3-2 8 6-3-2
Hancock 2-3-2 8 3-5-3
Citrus 2-3-2 8 3-5-3
Canyons 1-2-4 7 2-4-5
Moorpark 1-2-4 7 1-2-7
Glendale 1-4-2 5 1-9-3

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 2-0-0 6 7-5-0
Santa Barbara 1-0-1 4 5-2-3
Hancock 1-1-0 3 2-5-2
Oxnard 0-0-1 1 4-3-4
Moorpark 0-1-0 0 3-6-1
Cuesta 0-2-0 0 2-5-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 3-0 9 0 8-6 .571
Moorpark 2-0 6 0 8-5 .615
LA Mission 1-2 3 8 5-5 .500
Ventura 1-2 5 6 2-11 .154
Cuesta 0-1 0 3 2-11 .154
Hancock 0-2 0 6 2-9 .182

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 1-0 6-6 .500
Santa Monica 1-0 6-12 .333
Cuesta 1-1 15-6 .714
Ventura 1-1 3-8 .273
Citrus 0-2 6-12 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
Ventura 2-0 10-5 .667
LA Pierce 1-0 6-2 .750
LA Valley 1-1 9-6 .600
Citrus 1-1 8-10 .444
Santa Monica 0-1 4-9 .308
Cuesta 0-2 9-13 .409

Western State Conference standings

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(thru Oct. 4)

Western State Conference

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T

Oxnard 5-0-1 16 7-2-1
LA Mission 4-2-0 12 5-4-1
Santa Barbara 3-3-1 10 5-5-1
Santa Monica 2-2-2 8 6-2-2
Hancock 2-2-2 8 3-4-3
Moorpark 1-2-3 6 1-2-6
Canyons 1-2-3 6 2-4-4
Citrus 1-3-2 5 2-5-3
Glendale 1-4-2 5 1-8-3

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T

Ventura 2-0-0 6 6-2-2
Santa Barbara 1-0-1 4 5-5-1
Hancock 1-1-0 3 2-5-2
Oxnard 0-0-1 1 4-3-4
Moorpark 0-1-0 0 2-4-1
Cuesta 0-2-0 0 1-6-2

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Moorpark 2-0 8-5 .615
Santa Barbara 2-0 7-6 .538
LA Mission 1-1 5-4 .556
Hancock 0-1 2-8 .200
Cuesta 0-1 2-10 .167
Ventura 0-2 1-11 .083

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Santa Monica 1-0 6-11 .353
LA Valley 1-0 4-4 .500
Cuesta 1-1 10-6 .625
Ventura 1-1 2-5 .286
Citrus 0-2 6-11 .353

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Ventura 2-0 8-3 .727
LA Pierce 1-0 4-0 1.00
LA Valley 1-1 7-4 .636
Citrus 1-1 6-8 .429
Santa Monica 0-1 3-8 .273
Cuesta 0-2 7-7 .500

MC volleyball blocking by committee

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With Karissa Flack now in the green and white of North Texas, the Moorpark College women's volleyball team opens its season tonight with a hole in the middle of the court.

"When you graduate the best middle (blocker) in the state, you're worried about being able to terminate balls," Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart said. "You could always count on Karissa to terminate balls."

Rather than looking to one player to replace the All-America middle blocker, Burkhart will look for everyone on the court to pick up a share of the load.

"We're having to spread it out," Burkhart said.

Moorpark returns middle blocker Gabriella Luciani, right side Brittany Sharpe and outside hitter Rebecca Jones.

"The really nice thing about this team is we have kids who can play different positions," Burkhart said. "I'm hoping we can use that to our advantage a little bit."

Redshirt freshman Brittnie Blanchard, who sat out last season with a knee injury, takes over the setting role. A pair of transfers, middle blocker Erin Parks (Cal Lutheran) and outside hitter Amber Glaab (Newbury Park High, UC Santa Cruz), will also add experience and balance.

"It feels like it's been a long time since I started a fresh, new group," Burkhart said. "We were struggling in those (preseason) scrimmages, but I think we're starting to figure things out."

Moorpark is opening this season tonight against the same school that ended its run last November: Irvine Valley.

"Let's go jump right into the fire," Burkhart said.

Burkhart hints, however, that he'll have to be patient this fall.

"I really feel like this is a late-blossoming team," Burkhart said. "There's a long way to go, but by the time we get to league, I hope we're settling in."

VC volleyball starting over

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The Ventura College women's volleyball team has already opened the season under first-year coach Jon Roberts, falling at Bakersfield and Long Beach City.

The new-look Pirates have been led the first week of the season by freshman middle blocker Gemma Stoll (Ventura), sophomore libero Delaney Fautt (Rio Mesa) and freshman outside hitter Inga McManus (Oak Park).

In addition, Candace Sakuda, a forward for the women's basketball team the last two seasons, has made an impact on the front line.

VC hires Roberts for volleyball job

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Over the past 25 years, Jon Roberts has coached volleyball from Newbury Park High to a professional club in Zagreb, Croatia.

He'll soon be able to California community college to that resume.

Roberts has been hired as the head coach of the Ventura College women's volleyball team, the school announced Thursday.

"I'm really excited about this opportunity," Roberts said. "There's a lot of great things happening at Ventura College... I'm already trying to get some players."

Roberts, a native of Portuguese Bend, which is adjacent Palos Verdes, replaces Mandy Rodriguez, whose resigned in May after seven seasons. The Pirates were 4-18 last fall, its lowest win total since 1989.

"From this day forward," Roberts said, "I'm going to do everything I can to get this (team) going in the right direction."

Robert played at UC Santa Barbara, served as an assistant coach at Rutgers, Texas A&M, UC Santa Barbara and, most recently, at Cal State Northridge, where he helped guide the men's team to the Final Four in 2010, and was the head coach at Menlo College from 1990-93. He's also coached locally at Westlake, Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park high, where he guided the Panther girls to back-to-back Marmonte League titles in 2004 and 2005.

"There was something about Newbury Park that clicked," Roberts said. "We had a good group of girls, an excellentgroup of parents and it worked out great. I had some girls that made me look really smart."

Lately, he's been working with the U.S. men's national team as an assistant coach and consultant, traveling with the team to the 2010 Pan-Am Cup in Ottawa, Canada.
Roberts says he coaches fundamentals that lead to "high energy plus ball control" volleyball."

"I'm an old-school guy," said Roberts. "We're going to work on mastering the skills... When you do that, usually winning takes care of itself."

Roberts mentioned Mikki McFadden, who coached VC to four WSC North titles from 1999 to 2004.

"Back in the day, she had it going on," Roberts said, "And there's no reason we can't do that. You've got the beach, you've got the weather and you've got a following... a lot of people in the community want to see volleyball succeed."

Moorpark men eliminated in state quarters

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In a meeting of the past two state champions, the Moorpark College men's volleyball team was eliminated in four games Tuesday night by host Irvine Valley in the CCCAA state quarterfinals.

"We took it on the chin out there," said Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart. "I thought we played well. Irvine just played a little better. That's all."

Sophomore outside hitter Tyler Peterson had 16 kills, freshman middle blocker Dustin Neary had 10 kills, setter Evan Litchfield had 34 assists and libero Dylan Shigekawa added 23 digs as Moorpark dropped its first postseason game since winning the 2010 state title.

Defending champ Irvine Valley (12-7) advances to face top-ranked Long Beach City in the state Final Four Thursday.

Moorpark (11-7) brought a three-match winning streak into the postseason, clinching the Western State Conference's third and final berth by sweeping its final three opponents, including No. 1 Long Beach.

But that streak ended when the Raiders dropped a sloppy first game, 25-18.

"They got out to a good start," said Burkhart. "We just didn't pass well. We just didn't do a lot of things real well (in the opening game)."

Moorpark dropping a tight second game 25-22, but responded by snatching the third game 25-18 and leading the fourth game, 14-13, before succumbing 25-19.

"We were in it to the end and just made a couple big errors," said Burkhart. "They just played a little bit better than we did."

Raiders on radar

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The Moorpark College men's volleyball team (7-3) flashed its credentials Wednesday by knocking off No. 1-ranked Long Beach City in four games at Raider Pavilion.

"That is a very big win," said Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart. "It's the first time we've beaten that team since we started with the men."

Long Beach (8-1) had swept its previous six straight matches and had only dropped two games all season.

"They are a very aggressive hitting and serving team," said Burkhart. "We knew that if we could hang in there a little bit, maybe they'd start to doubt themselves."

After dropping the first game, Moorpark rebounded to sweep the final three.

"All of a sudden we started to believe," said Burkhart. "Our defense really played great."

Flack commits to North Texas

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Moorpark College women's volleyball star Karissa Flack, the Star's Female Athlete of the Fall Season, has verbally committed to the University of North Texas.

A 6-foot middle blocker from Newbury Park, Flack earned first-team All-American honors by guiding the Raiders to the WSC North title, including a two-month-long undefeated streak. The WSC North MVP finished second in the state in both kills (364) and hitting percentage (.463).

"I'm very excited," said Flack, days after returning from a visit to the Denton, Tex. Division I school. "I'm going there focused on volleyball and school. I know it's like a job."

Flack completes an eclectic recruiting that included interest from Alabama and Illinois-Chicago, as well as recruiting visits to Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal State East Bay, by committing to one of the first schools that showed interest in her this season.

Flack, Burkhart top All-WSC volleyball honors

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Moorpark College sophomore Karissa Flack and Moorpark College coach Steve Burkhart earned the top honors when the All-WSC North women's volleyball team was announced earlier this month.

Flack, a 6-foot middle blocker from Newbury Park High, was voted the Player of the Year after leading the WSC in kills (364), hitting (.463) and solo blocks (61).

Burkhart, who guided the 12-0 Raiders to their ninth WSC North championships, was named WSC Coach of the Year for the fifth time. Moorpark became the first WSC team in more than 30 years to sweep its division without dropping a game.

The All-WSC North first team also included Moorpark sophomore setter Jessica Soprano, sophomore libero Michelle Tanaka and freshman middle blocker Gabriella Luciani, as well as Ventura freshman outside hitter Dejiana Rubio.

The second team included Moorpark sophomore setter Taylor Frederick and sophomore outside hitter Brooke Mataele; Ventura sophomore middle blocker Alexandra Joyce and sophomore libero Leandra Romero; and Oxnard sophomore middle blocker Brooke Reed.

Honorable mention included Moorpark sophomore outside hitter Alyssa Del Sesto and sophomore libero Jasmine Sagisi; Ventura freshman middle blocker Jeanette Gonzales and sophomore setter Kryssy Koziel; and Oxnard freshman outside hitter Mirella Esparza and sophomore middle blocker Mary Grace Edrada.

Moorpark volleyball seeded No. 7

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The Moorpark College women's volleyball team was seeded No. 7 in the Southern California regional playoff field Sunday.

The Moorpark (20-3) will host No. 10 Irvine Valley (14-5) in the regional quarterfinals Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Moorpark has won 43 straight games during its 15-match winning streak, which began with a four-game win over Irvine Valley at Raider Pavilion Sept. 23.

Sophomore middle blocker Karissa Flack is No. 2 in the state in both kills (364) and hitting (.463).

Defending state champion Los Angeles Pierce (27-0) is the No. 1 seed.

MC volleyball playing for title, history

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The Moorpark College women's volleyball team will be playing for its fourth straight Western State Conference title tonight when Santa Barbara City visits Raider Pavilion.

But it will be playing for so much more.

After two straight seasons of splitting the title with Santa Barbara, the Raiders (19-3, 11-0) have a chance to clinch the title outright for the first time since 2008.

"Obviously, our kids are excited about it," said Moorpark coach Steve Burkhart. "Hopefully, they realize there's a difference between sharing a championship and winning it outright."

Santa Barbara (13-9, 10-1) is also Moorpark's final test before postseason brackets are unveiled Sunday and the Southern California regional playoffs begin Tuesday.

"As far as the timing of it, it couldn't come at a better time, as far as I'm concerned," said Burkhart. "It's a good team right before the playoffs. If you expect to do well in the playoffs, this is the caliber of team you expect to be beating."

There is also an element of perfection at stake. Moorpark has swept 40 straight games during its 14-match winning streak, including all 33 games in 11 WSC North matches.

Although 20 teams have gone unbeaten in WSC play since 1980, it is not confirmed whether another team has swept its conference slate. WSC sports information director Don Adams and state representative Robert Lewis couldn't immediately recall a similar situation and were hitting the books Wednesday.

Moorpark swept Santa Barbara 25-19, 26-24, 25-17 on the road Oct. 26. The past two seasons, the two teams split their WSC North meetings and the title.

"There's a lot riding on it," said Burkhart. "You're looking at the conference championship, playoff seeding, hosting a playoff game.

"I'm sure they're looking at it as a playoff game."

No catching Flack

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Moorpark's run can be attributed the play of contributors like middle blocker Gabriella Luciani, outside hitters Brooke Mataela and Alyssa Del Sesto and setters Jessica Soprano and Taylor Fredrick around a star like middle blocker Karissa Flack, who may be the top player in the state.

The 6-foot sophomore from Newbury Park High is leading the WSC in kills (353), hitting percentage (.461) and solo blocks (61).

"I think that Karissa keeps improving, which is really nice to see," said Burkhart. "She's pretty much achieved what I expected of her this year. I just can't remember a time when one kid dominated a league like she has... Right now, it's her time."

Flack, who originally signed with Wright State out of high school, has been recruited by North Texas and Loyola of Chicago for much of the year. Local schools like Cal State Fullerton and UC Santa Barbara have contacted her recently. Alabama just visited Raider Pavilion to watch her practice.

"It started out as a trickle and now you're getting three or four calls per day," said Burkhart. "She's worked hard and she's a good student, so she's done everything she needs to do to put herself in a good position."

WSC standings

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Western State Conference
Through Tuesday, Nov. 8
Men's soccer
WSC Conf Ovr
School W-L-T W-L-T Pts
Santa Barbara 11-1-1 14-1-4 34
Oxnard 9-0-4 13-1-6 31
Canyons 5-4-4 7-4-8 19
Hancock 5-4-4 8-8-4 19
L.A. Mission 2-5-5 6-8-6 11
Glendale 3-9-1 4-14-2 10
Citrus 2-7-3 4-10-5 9
Moorpark 2-8-2 3-12-2 8
Women's soccer
WSC North Ovr
School W-L-T W-L-T Pts

Ventura 10-1-0 16-3-0 30
Santa Barbara 10-1-0 15-2-0 30
Moorpark 6-5-1 7-7-5 19
Oxnard 5-5-1 7-8-4 16
Hancock 5-6-0 9-9-1 15
Cuesta 2-9-0 6-12-1 6
West L.A. 0-11-0 0-18-0 0
Women's volleyball
WSC North Ovr
School W-L GF GA W-L

Moorpark 9-0 27 0 17-3
Santa Barbara 8-1 24 6 11-9
Cuesta 6-3 20 11 10-7
L.A. Mission 4-4 13 15 6-8
Ventura 2-7 7 22 2-18
Oxnard 1-7 5 23 2-11
Hancock 0-8 5 24 2-17

MC volleyball stuck at No. 8

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Despite a 12-match winning streak, which includes sweeping 34 straight games, the Moorpark College women's volleyball team hasn't been able to make any moves in the Southern California and state coaches' polls.

The Raiders (17-3, 9-0) stayed at No. 8 in Southern California and No. 10 in the state this week.

Sophomore middle blocker Karissa Flack lead the state in hitting percentage, was second in kills and 10th in blocks in the state's most recent statistical update last week. She leads the WSC in hitting percentage (.444), kills (321) and solo blocks (58).

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Ventura County Star sports writer and columnist Joe Curley covers college sports and soccer for this Star. This is the place to click for local college football and basketball coverage, including USC, UCLA, Moorpark College, Ventura College and Cal Lutheran.

Curley will update from live events and also interject with periodic comment on both international soccer and the local Ventura County Fusion.