Volleyball: Trio of players named all-conference

Jayda Harris-Amete named 1st Team All-SCC
Jayda Harris-Amete named 1st Team All-SCC

Led by two-time 1st Team All-South Coast Conference selection Jayda Harris-Amete (La Mirada HS), a trio of Cerritos College volleyball players received post-season honors. Harris-Amete, a 1st Team selection in 2021, was joined by freshman Jasmine Soto (Schurr HS), while freshman setter Leeya Rubio (Schurr HS) was a 2nd Team selection.

Harris-Amete finished fifth in the conference with 234 kills and was also effective in the back row, as she recorded 183 digs, while placing third in the team with 23 service aces. She posted back-to-back 18-kill performances in conference action and had a third during the season. She recorded double-digit kills 14 times, and also had a season-high 19 digs against Long Beach City College. In a sweep of Los Angeles City, Harris-Amete posted a season-high five service aces.

Jasmine Soto was a 1st Team All-SCC pick Soto (pictured, left) is second on the team with 200 kills, while finishing second on the team with 191 digs and added 13 total blocks. She turned in a season-high 23 kills against Rio Hondo College and had 20 kills in a win over East Los Angeles College. Soto turned in double-figure kills in nine of the team's conference matches, while she also had double figure digs 10 times, which included 19 against both Long Beach City College and East Los Angeles. Soto also had six service aces against Los Angeles City and three blocks against Mt. San Antonio College.

The director of the team's offensive attack, Rubio finished third in the conference with 603 assists and was also effective at the net with 41 kills. Also the team leader with 48 service aces, Rubio registered a season-high 48 assists against East Los Angeles, while she eclipsed the 40-assist mark four times. She had 46 assists in the team's other match against East LA. Rubio turned in a season-high six kills against San Bernardino Valley College and posted a season-high six service aces against Los Angeles City.