Nordhoff volleyball recognized for classroom performance

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Nordhoff High School volleyball team members pose with their CIF academic banner. The team includes (back row from left) coach Rene Mauch, Devin Clawson, Julian Hankins, Leslie Perez, Salma Hernandez, Lauren Raymond, Grace Bergmann, Roni Kern, Stella Moore, Ava Drury, Sasha Frazier, Lauren Dingman, Cher Glass, (front row from left) Kolbe Fink and Sadee Broida. Not pictured is Abigail Bossart.
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
The Nordhoff High School (NHS) girls’ volleyball team wasn’t just hitting volleyballs this season, they were also hitting the books. Team members posted a 3.91 grade point average (GPA) during the first semester of the academic year. 
Nordhoff’s 3.91 team GPA was good enough to earn the CIF Southern Section’s Team Academic Champion award and the team was honored at an Anaheim Angels game.
Back in 1989-1990 the NHS girls’ track team won the same honor with a 3.54 GPA. “Ken Reeves had some really big rosters back then, so that was a significant accomplishment as well,” said head volleyball coach and athletic director Rene Nakao-Mauch.

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