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UCLA ends Rainbow Warriors’ season


    University of Hawaii Warrior Kupono Fey spikes the ball past the blocking attempt of UCLA Bruins Oliver Martin, left, and Micah Ma’a in the first round of the 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball tournament.

Junior hitter Kupono Fey had 12 kills and senior hitter Siki Zarkovic added 11 kills and three aces, but it was not enough as No. 3 UCLA ended No. 8 Hawaii’s season tonight, defeating the Rainbow Warriors 25-16, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament quarterfinal match in Los Angeles.

The seventh-seeded Rainbow Warriors (16-12) were outblocked by the second-seeded Bruins 11-2. Jake Arnitz led UCLA (24-5) with 16 kills.

The Bruins advance to a semifinal match Thursday in Provo, Utah, against Long Beach State (24-6). The 49ers eliminated Pepperdine 25-22, 25-22, 25-22 on Saturday.

Top-seeded BYU (24-3) swept UC Irvine 25-21, 25-20, 25-23 on Saturday and will play UC Santa Barbara in Thursday’s other semifinal. The Gauchos (20-9) upset host Stanford 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 21-25, 15-12.

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