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Courtesy Dylan Crabb Jocelyn Ortega (foreground) hits the ball while Amalia and Alianna Gonzalez, and Alyana Leon watch

Questa Ladycat Volleyball Team Sits First in the District

2023 Midseason Recap and Look Ahead

The Questa Varsity Girls Volleyball team has started the season off well, with a 5-3 record, giving them the first place seat in the 2-A district. They started the season strong, with the first month of their season proving three wins over Cimarron and a win over Clayton, 3 sets to 0.

The Ladycats participated in the annual Cimmaron Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Sept. 8-9, coming in with an impressive second-place finish.

The Ladycats are led by Juniors with Delilah Rael with 1.6 Kills Per Set and 39 Kills overall, Alianna Gonzalez with a .236 Hitting Percentage and 10 Total Blocks, Alyana Leon with 101 Assists. Junior Kiara Arellano has 36 digs and 19 kills Ashlynn Rael has a total of 10 total blocks this season. Sophomore Jocelyn Ortega is a strong team leader, ranking 10th in the state with a 3.9 ratio for digs per set with Alyana Leon ranking 28th with a 3.0 ratio for digs per set.

The Ladycats have four non-district games left this season before district play begins:
• Home against Coronado (Gallina), 5 pm, Tuesday, September 26.
• At Dulce, 4 pm, Saturday, September 30.
• Home against Dulce, 6 pm, Thursday, October 5.

Questa plays their first district game of the season at home against last year’s district champions, Escalante, on Tuesday, October 10, at 6 p.m. The Ladycats finished 5-5 against their district opponents in the 2022-2023 season.

meanwhile the Ladycat JV team is showing a promising future, currently sitting 3-2 this season. Sophomore Ariana Medina holds the lead for serving 16 aces so far this season and Jenae Dominguez averaging 1.3 digs per set per game.