Dos Pueblos' Halle Rillie (middle) rises up to the net for a block. Rillie had 14 assists and eight aces in the win. (Michael McQuiggan Photo)

It was a busy night for high school girls volleyball on Tuesday, with five local teams in action.

The Dos Pueblos Chargers and San Marcos Royals came out victorious while Santa Barbara, Bishop Diego, Laguna Blanca and Carpinteria dropped their matchups.

The Channel League schools will begin league play on Thursday.

Dos Pueblos 3, St. Joseph 0

The Chargers cruised to a sweep over St. Joseph on Tuesday, 25-17, 25-16, 25-8.

Halle Rillie led the attack, collecting 14 assists, eight aces, six digs and three kills. Jayden Jones and Atasha Black each reached the double-digit mark in digs with 11 and 10, respectively,

“I’m really proud of the girls for taking care of this match,” Dos Pueblos head coach Megan O’Carroll said. “They really took control from the beginning and never looked back.

“Halle Rillie was incredible from the service line for us.”

Addie Low (2), Anelle Priebe-Garcia (2) and Madeleine Curtis (3) turned in multi-ace performances on Thursday en route to the win.

“Madeleine Curtis provided us a huge spark off the bench in the third match and played some of her best volleyball yet,” O’Carroll said.

Dos Pueblos will take its 3-2 record into a league matchup with San Marcos on Thursday.

San Marcos 3, Santa Ynez 0

The Royals were on the road to face off against the Pirates and came home with a sweeping victory with set scores of 25-15, 25-21, 25-9.

According to head coach Dwayne Hauschild, it was a “total team effort with strong passing and defense.”

Josie Gamberdella was a large part of that strong passing, distributing 32 assists to eight different hitters. Charlotte Hastings, meanwhile, impressed from the service line with a 16-point scoring run across two games.

Kaylin Cooney led the team in kills with 12 with Grace Stone and Reese Paskin contributing five apiece.

San Marcos, now 4-2, will head to Goleta to take on the Chargers in the league opener.

Sierra Canyon 3, Santa Barbara 0

The Dons took on one of California girls volleyball’s powerhouses in Sierra Canyon and fell in three sets, 25-13, 25-16, 25-15.

According to Santa Barbara head coach Kristen Hempy, the Trailblazers played strong defense and great offense with the help of college-bound outside hitters.

For the Dons, senior Tessa de Albergaria stood out on defense and junior Nicole Schuetz was “dominant in the middle,” according to Hempy. Seniors Emmy Werner and Serena Byrd led the way offensively.

Albergaria racked up 13 digs and Schuetz had seven kills while Werner and Byrd tallied six kills apiece.

Stella Borgioli and Gwen Chenoweth led the passing game, racking up 12 and 10 assists, respectively.

“We worked on focusing on our game on our side of the court,” Hempy said. “We strung together some nice offensive plays.

“Overall we need to work on improving our consistency and refraining from unforced errors as we go into league.”

League play for the Dons begins on Thursday when they host Rio Mesa.

Louisville 3, Bishop Diego 0

The Cardinals fell to Louisville of Woodland Hills in three straight sets, 25-21, 25-19, 25-11.

Eliana Urzua’s 18 points led the team with Wynter Thorne-Thomson, Sofia Parisotto and Elle McMahon collecting two points each.

“[It was a] tough night, for sure,” Bishop Diego head coach Dillan Bennett said. “Without a doubt, we had a great opportunity to learn and we’ll get better from the experience.”

Bishop Diego will travel to the valley to take on Santa Ynez on Thursday.

Villanova 3, Laguna Blanca 0

The Owls struck first with a first-set win over Villanova but lost three straight from there to fall back to .500 at 3-3 on the season.

The set scores were 12-25, 25-12, 25-21, 25-17.

“We were very inconsistent tonight and it showed on the scoreboard,” head coach Jason Donnelly said. “We had our moments but couldn’t sustain any momentum after the first.

“Credit to Villanova as they made us very uncomfortable most of the night. We’ll learn from it.”

On the scoreboard, Natalie Bianchi led the way with eight kills, Chloe Gidney turned in five kills and Danica Rux had four of her own.

Laguna Blanca will host Carpinteria on Thursday.

Grace Brethren 3, Carpinteria 0

The Warriors played host to and were swept by the Lancers with set scores of 25-21, 25-20, 25-19.

Carpinteria was led by Alexiana Jaimes’ 12 assists and six digs while Ashlee Mora collected 10 digs and four service points.

With the loss, the Warriors’ non-league record now sits at 2-3.

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