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.