The Central Valley Bears kept pace with the top dogs in the GSL beating Gonzaga Prep in four sets on Tuesday night.
CV improved to 5-1 in league play, a game behind undefeated Mead with the 25-18, 18-25, 27-25, 25-17 victory. The Bears now tied for second place with Mt. Spokane and University.
In other GSL action, Shadle Park got back to the .500 mark in the GSL with a 25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-22 win at home over Lewis & Clark. Higlanders senior Darby Santos was named the WIAA's 3A player of the week on Tuesday. She led Shadle with 16 kills in the win over a Tigers team that fell to 1-5 in league play.