The San Marcos Royals boys volleyball team has made it to the 4th round CIF semifinals after placing second in league. In their first CIF match they got off to a slow first game against the Calvary Chapel Eagles ,with the Royals losing 20-25. They came back in the next three game to take the match. The Royals won the next three games scoring 25-18, 25-20, and 25-16. Shane Hauschild and Baker Johnson led the Royals with a combined 37 kills.
In the second round CIF match the Royals took on El Segundo and defeated them in 3 games. The Royals swept El Segundo with a score of 25-18, 25-17, and 25-16. Taylor Mann helped the Royal defense with 8 blocks.
In the most recent CIF matchup against Oaks Christian School, San Marcos had its hardest match yet, barely winning each of the three games. The scores of the games were 25-19, 25-23 and the last game with the Royals barely winning with a score of 26-24. The Royals were helped by Joe Terre’s 8 digs and Christian Widmer’s 38 assists.
The Royals will take on the Number one ranked Esperanza Wednesday, May 15 in Anaheim for the semifinals.