Girls volleyball is well known as a standard bearer for competitiveness at Grace Brethren High School. 2016 was a highlight year as head coach Victoria Yonkers led not only the 3 levels of the whole program of 36 girls but guided the varsity to a Division 8 CIF Southern Section Championship. The Lancers finished 2nd in the Tri Valley League with a 10-2 record and finished their season with a 23-7 overall record that included a first round win in the California state tournament. Maxpreps.com rated the team at number 175 in the entire state out of 1,404 teams.
In addition to the team achievements, numerous all league, all county and all section awards were received. Coach Victoria Yonkers was named CIFSS Division 8 Coach of the year. Autumn Pifer named CIFSS Division 8 Player of the year. Sisters Madison and Saige Weaver were named 1st team CIFSS Division 8 players.
Coach Yonkers looks forward to another championship run in 2017 with 29 players returning after losing only 7 seniors from the 2016 Grace Brethren High School CIFSS Division 8 Girls Volleyball Champions!