Fontana was very well represented at the annual Inland Valley Volleyball All-Star Classic on Dec. 8.
The two head coaches and five of the prep players involved in the competition were from Fontana schools, and the event was held at Summit High School in Fontana.
In the end, Team Valley, coached by Elizabeth Guzman of Fontana A.B. Miller, downed Team Inland, 2-0, to take home the winning award.
Two contributing players on Team Valley were Jordan Hughes and Darien Mann of Miller. During the regular season, Mann and Hughes sparked the Rebels to their second straight Mountain Valley League championship.
Other members of the squad were Kylie Thomas (Cajon), Rian Tibbets (REV), Kei’ana Pascua (Oak Hills), Kylee Hammond (Redlands), Anjola Thomas (Beaumont), Sam Taylor (Los Osos), Sabrina Gobaton (Los Osos), Jade Phillips (Yucaipa), Giselle Vogel (Ontario Christian), and N’Jiaye Bonwell (San Dimas), who won the MVP award.
Team Inland was coached by Kristi Whitcomb of Summit and featured Summit players Kamron Jordan, Alyssa Aleman, and Raeven Pugh. They led the SkyHawks to their second consecutive Sunkist League title during the 2019 season.
Other Inland players were Gaby Arretche-Ramos (Alta Loma), Abby Alvarez (Alta Loma), Jacqulyn Barrett Citrus Valley), Myriahlea DeHaro (Sultana), Jenna Giambi (Upland), DeAsia Crawford (Ontario), Jenna Holmes (Ontario Christian), Peyton Tazelaar (Ontario Christian), and Delayne Young (Serrano).
IE Sports Net coordinates the All-Star Classic each year, bringing together many of the top seniors in San Bernardino County.