The Sunset League's top spot was on the line Oct. 13 when second-ranked Edison hosted top-ranked Los Alamitos, and the key CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA girls' volleyball match didn't disappoint. It was the Griffins who survived a torrid, five-set affair, 12-25, 25-18, 25-21, 18-25, 15-13. Cassie Strickland had 25 kills and 19 digs, Tyler Davis had 19 kills and Allie Schuck added 14 digs for the Chargers.
Los Alamitos previously had defeated Edison last month in the title game of the Dave Mohs Orange County Championships.
In other Sunset action Oct. 13, Marina won an exciting match at Huntington Beach, 25-23, 31-29, 21-25, 25-21, and third-ranked Newport Harbor swept Fountain Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-10.
In Express League play, Liberty Christian ran its record to 5-0 by sweeping league rivals Eastside and Crystal Cathedral.
The Flames defeated Eastside, 26-24, 25-23, 25-15. Libero Nicole Cheek had 15 digs, outside hitter Rebekah Shouse 21 kills, 13 digs and three aces, and setter Arin Mearig 22 assists.