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Two Palisadians Net All League Volleyball Honors

Cambria Lagana and Dominique Booth, both of Pacific Palisades, led the Santa Monica Catholic High School Mariners volleyball team in assists and hitting percentage, respectively.

Senior captain Cambria Lagana, a setter/opposite and junior outside hitter Dominique Booth were both named first team All Camino Real League (CIF-SS Division IV-AA) for the Santa Monica Catholic High School Mariners.

Lagana, a second year All-League selection led the Mariners from the floor as the assist leader and second most prolific attacker on the team. According to team stats, Lagana set an average 19.8 assists per match, dug an average 8.4 balls per match and finished the regular season with a positive hitting percentage average of .198.

In Lagana's last scholastic match, she had the leading kill percentage of the evening of .385 with 6 kills on 13 swings, put up 3 solo blocks, led the assists category with 19 sets, dug 16 balls (3rd highest on the team) and finished the night playing 149 rally's in the 3-1 loss to Shadow Hills in Indio.

Booth, paced the team in kills and hitting percentage earning her first All-League honors. She led the team in net points earned average with 13.8 per match. Booth hit at a regular season .277 clip with an average 24.4 kills per game (a season high 53 kills in the 2nd CSHM match) with an average 54.8 swings per match and had an average 17.5 digs per match.

Palisadian Kaylie Ward, a senior middle attacker was also a captain on the team. She suffered a season-ending knee injury early in season,  and supported the team throughout the year.

The Mariners finished in second place in the Camino Real League with three league teams advancing to the playoffs. Santa Monica finished in the second round of CIF playoffs, further than any team has gone in the past six years of Mariner Volleyball, falling to an undefeated Shadow Hills High in Riverside county.

Congrats on the accomplishment! If you have local sports news to share, email Matthew.Sanderson@patch.com with photo(s), names and a short description and it will get featured!

Bruce Hulse December 01, 2012 at 04:50 PM
Way to go Booth!!!

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