The Desert Vista boys volleyball team played well in California over spring break.
They finished They finished 2-3 and 8th overall out of 43 teams at the La Jolla Beach City Invite.
The team is going through a major transition after losing so many starters from last season's state semifinalist squad.
This year's leading hitter - Sam Mathers - was last year's libero.
So placing at a high quality tournament will only do the Thunder some good.
But maybe not as much as what they did in the down time.
The group went surfing. I don't know the details yet. Not sure how many had experience or how many actually got up this time around.
All I know is that had to be an absolute blast. Something than can bring a team together. I guess only time will tell.
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