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Boys’ Volleyball Preview: Avalon Lancers

Out on the island, Avalon coach Carlos Martinez thinks his team is ready to compete for an Academy League championship.

The Lancers started off 1-0 and are led by sophomore outside hitter Adalberto Martinez.

“We’re in Division 6 this year and expect to be competitive,” said Martinez.

The Lancers will also face a Moore League team this year as they have Cabrillo on the schedule. In addition to Martinez, a big junior class will bolster their title hopes. Pedro Martinez, Dominic Hernandez, and Daniel Silva are among the key players for Avalon.

Long Beach High School Boys’ Volleyball Preview

Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.