Following in the footsteps of our JV and Varsity teams, Frosh/Soph volleyball crushed the competition in the Dave Mohs Tournament this past weekend. They ultimately fell in the final 26-28 to Huntington Beach, but not without a battle. Their morning started in pool play, where they easily defeated Dana Hills, Corona Del Mar, and Laguna Hills. From there, they moved through the Championship bracket to the finals, prevailing over Newport Harbor and St. Margaret's along the way. Way to work Sailors!
JV Volleyball continued their winning ways on Thursday. They defeated Mission League opponent, Alemany in straight sets (25-11, 25-16). Stella K. '26, Grace J. '26, and Presley J. '26 led the way with six, five, and four kills, respectively. The highlight of the match was the blocking and defense from the Sailors. It was the best of the season so far!
JV competed in the Dave Mohs Tournament on Saturday. The day began with the Sailors blasting their way through pool play undefeated, winning all matches in two straight sets. Marymount prevailed in their quarterfinal matchup as well, over Laguna Beach 25-13. Then in the semifinals, they rallied and fought and overcame an early 2-8 deficit to beat San Juan Hills 27-25. In the finals they once again went up against familiar foe, Mira Costa. They ultimately fell 21-25, but brought home the silver for Marymount Volleyball. Let’s go Sailors!
On Tuesday, the Sailors served, passed, set and hit their way to another Mission League victory. They won out over Marlborough, 25-13 and 25-10, leaving them undefeated in league play, and in the first place spot. The kill leaders were Presley J. ‘26 and Stella K. ‘26 with six each. Every team member played on the day and contributed to a true team win. The Sailors made 94% of their serves and gathered 13 aces along the way. Notably, Kay I. ‘25 had five aces and Bella S. ‘24 had four. Shoutout to Payton H. ‘25 for making her debut at the outside hitter position, and getting her first kill of the season.
Varsity tennis beat Chaminade at home in a non-league match on Tuesday. The Sailors scored 15 of 18 possible points, and limited their opponent to just three winning sets. Cassidy N. '23 went undefeated in singles play to give the team an edge. Doubles pairs Quincy P. '23 and Keira L. '23 and Lucy W. '26 and Ruby E. '25 sealed the deal with commanding wins through each set. Way to go, Sailors! On to league play next week.
Varsity competed in the Durango Fall Classic in Las Vegas over the weekend. In similar fashion, the team moved through pool play with ease and started their way through the Championship bracket on Saturday morning. Three wins later and the Sailors were up against #2 in the nation, Cathedral Catholic. The team battled and came out with second place among the best teams in the country. Torrey S. '23, Lexi T. '23, and Kate M. '24 all received All-Tournament honors. Go Sailors!
Frosh/Soph Volleyball swept the Notre Dame Academy 2-0 in their home match on Tuesday. The Sailors served 15 aces on the match with Ashley S. ‘26 firing off five aces of her own. Ava G. ‘26 was unstoppable at picking up the opponents tips and handling their serves with ease. The girls got better as the match went on, with final scores of 25-19 & 25-13. Go Sailors!
Cross Country raced in their first invitational of the season on Friday evening at the South Bay Twilight meet. In the freshman race, the Sailors placed third with 67 points, just behind Redondo Union. Maisey O. ‘26 placed fifth in a time of 8:47 over the 1300 meter course. Because of the heat, the JV & Varsity races were combined and Marymount placed seventh. The team averaged a time of 20:41 over the 2.7 mile course, led by Riley A. ‘25 and her 25th place finish in 18:52. Way to work, Sailors!
Our youngest Sailors kicked off the racing season for cross country on Tuesday at the Westside 2 Mile. The team of 9th and 10th graders placed second, falling to Brentwood by only one point. Kiara P. ‘25 led the way, crossing the line in 15:41 for a 10th place finish. Our remaining scoring runners all crossed behind her, putting our top five in the top fifteen of the race. The future is bright for Sailor cross country!
Frosh/Soph Volleyball team made a strong showing at The Redondo Union JV Tournament on Saturday. The sailors dropped their first match to Cathedral Catholic’s #1 seeded JV team. However, great team defense and smart shots from Zoe Q. ‘26 and Kate E. ‘26 helped the Sailors get close to snatching the second set. The team was able to maintain their high level of play, and beat Bishop Montgomery’s JV team in three sets. Right side pins Franziska K. ‘25 and Scarlett C. ‘26 brought the heat at the net, while dominant serving from Ashley S. ‘26 and Ava G. ‘26 helped secure a 15-5 win in the third set. The sailors weren’t able to pull out the final match of pool play against Santa Monica, but great passing and serving by Suhaila T. ‘26 gave the team a fighting chance. It was a great day of competition which helped the team sharpen their skills. On to the next one!
After a day of team bonding at the beach, the frosh/soph volleyball team performed well against La Costa Canyon. Suhailah T. ‘26 racked up multiple aces with her serves in the first game, and Ava G. ‘26 opened the second game with two strong aces. Setter Lily M. ‘26 came through with important assists and Emily S. ‘26 finished with some great cross-court kills. Overall the Sailors played well and easily brought home the win.
Frosh/Soph volleyball had a strong performance in their home opener against Lakewood on Tuesday. Consistent passing from Ava G. ‘26 on serve receive allowed the Sailors to run a solid offense. Kate E. ‘26 finished with four kills and two aces, while Ashley S. ‘26 racked up five aces. After their win, the girls took their spot on the bleachers to cheer on the Varsity squad and stayed loud through the final point.
Frosh/Soph Volleyball suffered a 2-0 loss to Mira Costa on the road Thursday. Despite serving runs from Eloise M. ‘26 , Ava G ‘26, and Kate E. ‘26 the Sailors struggled to pull ahead in either set. Zoe Q. ‘26 made a strong showing all around while quick attacks from Kaya R. ‘26 kept the Mustangs on their toes. The girls plan to come out even stronger in their next home game on Thursday.
The Frosh/Soph team had a strong performance in their first league game at Notre Dame Academy on Tuesday. Consistent serving from Valentina M. ‘26 and Ava G. ‘26 gave the Sailors the edge. Emily S. ‘26 finished with four kills and Zoey Q. ‘26 capped off the match with a game winning kill. The girls showed their Sailor spirit with handmade signs and face paint to support the Varsity team. Great job, girls!
Frosh/Soph Volleyball earned a 2-0 win over Vista Murrieta at home on Thursday. Outside hitter Kate E. ‘26 had a strong performance with four kills and middle blocker Cedar M. ‘25 contributed three kills on the match. Team Captain, Ava G. ‘26 led the way with six serving aces and eight digs to help secure the win. Let’s go Sailors!
The golf team prevailed over Alemany in a league matchup on Thursday. Maggie S. ‘23, Cece R. ‘24, and Skylar M. ‘26 led the Sailors, shooting 44, 47, and 46 respectively. Next up: the team travels to Marlborough for more league play.
JV Tennis traveled to Brentwood on Tuesday for a non-league match. The Sailors took the courts with high energy but struggled against the Eagles depth. Lindsey C. ‘25 and Kate M. ‘24 prevailed in one singles set each. On the doubles courts, pairs Sara S. ‘26 and Ava V. ‘24 and Lulu P. ‘23 and Julie S. ‘25 also contributed one winning set each. On to the next, Sailors!
JV Tennis won 14-4 in their first match of the season. The doubles teams went undefeated, winning all nine sets against Geffen. Kate M. '23 kept her composure and prevailed in three extremely close matches. Ninth-grader, Shelby S. '26 stepped up to play doubles with Jacqueline G. '25; the pair quickly won each set. The season is off to a great start. Go Sailors!
JV played in the Redondo Union High School JV Tournament this Saturday, one of the best JV tournaments in Southern California. Seeded 3rd, the team played very well, starting with a successful path through pool play. They swept all three opponents: Archer, RUHS Frosh/Soph and Palos Verdes. They then defeated Lancaster HS JV (25-10), Aliso Viejo HS JV (25-18) and the Mira Costa Frosh/Soph team (25-21) to make the finals versus Mira Costa’s JV team. The Sailors battled with excellent blocking in the rematch from two weeks ago, but were unable to pull out the victory against the very strong squad (16-25). Well deserved All-Tournament honors went to Olivia P. ’26 and Grace J. ’26.
JV Volleyball snagged a win in their first official game of the season against La Costa Canyon. Kay I. ‘24 and Bella S. ‘25 served the ball well to give Sailors control of the game. Presley J. ‘23 had impressive kills, while Declan E. ‘26 excelled at libero. LCC’s strong serving tested our passing game, but we were able to stay composed and finish the game on top.
JV Volleyball had an incredible first home game of the season, triumphing over Lakewood High School and winning both sets. Presley J. ‘26 and Masha L. ‘25 led the team in kills; Masha had five and Presley had seven. Stella K. ‘26 shined in the front and back row with many great passes, and three kills. Our opponent put our determination to the test, but our team stayed Sailor Strong and pulled through!
With their undefeated run on the line, JV played a strong Mira Costa team on Thursday afternoon. With some ups and downs in the first set they lost 15-25. In the second set they settled in and battled strong making a great comeback late in the set and won 25-23. Then, after a slow start in the third set, lots of great rallies were played and Marymount battled, but did not come out on top. Olivia P. ‘26 gathered 15 assists while setting up her hitters, with Grace J. ‘26, Stella K. ‘26, and Presley J. ‘26, leading the way with 11, six, and six kills each. Masha L. ‘25 and Jocelyn D. ‘26 contributed with two blocks each. Declan E. ‘26 led the way on defense with seven digs.
The Sailors took on a strong team in league opponent Notre Dame Academy on Tuesday. They posted a straight sets victory, 25-10 and 25-18. The key to the win was strong offense, led by Presley J. ‘26 with nine kills, Stella K. ‘26 with five kills and Grace J. ‘25 four kills. Making that offense happen was Olivia P. ‘26 with a season-high 24 assists! Our strong middles contributed well; Masha L. ‘25 had three kills and two blocks and Jocelyn D. ‘26 added two blocks and two kills. On the defensive side, Declan R. ‘26 had six digs, while Stella K. and Grace J. had three digs each.
JV Volleyball returned to home turf action on Monday. The Sea Hawks from Redondo Union HS came ready to play and the Pavilion was buzzing. Marymount’s serving and hitting was too much for Redondo, with the Sailors prevailing 25-16 and 25-13. As always, Olivia P. ‘26 guided the team with 21 assists, allowing for a successful and balanced offense. Stella K. ‘26 had six kills, Presley J. ‘26 had five kills, and Maria L. ‘25 had four kills. The Sailors once again served very well, collecting 13 aces in just the two sets, with four from Stella K. and three each from Grace J. ‘26 and Bella S. ‘24.
Junior Varsity Volleyball continues to play very well and remain undefeated. They haven’t even lost a single set. In their game against Vista Murrieta, they took both sets, 25-23 and 25-15. Setter Olivia P. ’26 guided the offense with 19 assists with good choices all around, making her hitters successful. Outside hitters Stella K. ’26 and Presley J. ’26 led the way with six and five kills, respectively. Middles Masha L. ’25 and Jocelyn D. ’26 added three kills each. At Libero, Declan R. ’26 passed well and led the defense with eight digs. Opposite hitter Grace J. ’26 had three kills. Strong serving was also a key to the Sailor win. Let’s go!
Varsity tennis went up against Palisades High in a non-league match on Tuesday. Despite the heat, the Sailors played hard throughout. The Pumas bested us in singles. Doubles pair Quincy P. ‘23 and Keira L. ‘23 pulled through in the last set to win 7-5 and get Marymount on the scoreboard. On to the next one!
Varsity tennis faced off against Brentwood last Wednesday in a tough non-league match. The Sailors played hard through the round-robin but struggled to gain an edge. Freshman doubles pair Catherine B. ‘26 and Lucy W. ‘26 kept their sets close despite the depth of the Eagles. On to the next!
Varsity tennis opened their season against El Segundo High with a match at our home courts at Cheviot Hills on Tuesday. It was a victory for the Sailors, and we played confidently on each court. Our singles players were a good match for the Eagles, and finished trailing by two points. The Sailors brought home the victory in doubles play, winning eight out of nine sets. Both pairs of Quincy P. ‘23 and Keira L. ‘23 and Amelia R. ‘24 and Lucy W. ‘23 went undefeated. A great start to the season, let’s go Sailors!
In their second match of the season, Varsity Tennis prevailed 12-6. After a tough few sets for the singles players, the team refocused and came way with the win. Olivia R. '24 won two out of her three sets easily at 6-2 and 6-1. From there, the doubles pairs took over and won each and every set either 6-1 or 6-0. Way to go, Sailors! Win 12-6
Varsity volleyball opened their season on the road on Monday with a win against La Costa Canyon. Torrey S. ‘23 led the Sailors through the match with 23 kills, 11 serves, and one ace. First-year Sailor Sammy D. ‘26 showed her skills with 10 kills, seven digs, and 19 serves. Lauren B. ‘23 and libero Lexi T. ‘23 covered the floor with six and 10 digs, respectively. Quincy W. ‘23 came through with two aces. As a team, we achieved a side out percentage of 75.5%, a good standard to hold to for the season. Let's go Sailors!
The Sailors took a close but tough loss at Sierra Canyon on Tuesday. In each set the team was only two points away from the win. Quincy W. ‘23 led the team with amazing serves and aces while Lexi T. ‘23 shined with her incredible defensive skills. Torrey S. ‘23 and Kate M. ‘24 stood out with multiple outstanding kills. We got this, Sailors!
Varsity played a home game against Vista Murrieta and brought the house down! Lauren B. ‘23 had many amazing sets and Lexi T. ‘23 came through with multiple astonishing digs! Torrey S. ‘23 led the game with her defensive skills and numerous kills. Sammy D. ‘26 and Quincy W. ‘23 kept the game up with great serves. Keep it up Sailors!
On Monday, April 25, students, faculty, and staff were treated to a delicious BBQ lunch sponsored by Marymount's Father's Club. As the smiles show, our community was delighted for the return of this annual event.
Marymount’s Campus Ministry Team along with student musicians, High C’s and students in our Advanced Dance classes beautifully facilitated a solemn Ash Wednesday Mass celebrated by Father Innocent Nzewuji.
January 26 - 28, the Marymount community took a collective reflective pause to participate in the long-standing tradition of class retreats. Every year at Marymount, students embark on a three-day adventure full of reflection, sisterhood, and prayer during our annual Retreat Week, a beloved tradition and a cornerstone of our Spiritual Life curriculum.
In its 37th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Elia R. '22 of Marymount High School is the 2021-22 Gatorade California Volleyball Player of the Year. Rubin is the first Gatorade California Volleyball Player of the Year to be chosen from Marymount High School.