Hornets bank on strong defense
Alameda High's Maggie Elias, left, and Paige Krinks, right, attempt to block a spike by Windsor's Nicole Purter on Sept. 6. Krinks combined for 17 kills in two West Alameda Country Conference matches last week. She had 10 kills in a 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 victory over San Lorenzo on Oct. 2. She added seven kills and five digs in an 18-25, 25-11, 25-12, 25-13 loss to Berkeley on Oct. 4. Elias had four blocks in the Berkeley match.