Boys' volleyball: Taft wins Venice tournament
With basketball standout Kris Yanku providing a spark, Woodland Hills Taft won the Venice tournament in volleyball on Saturday, defeating Eagle Rock, 25-23, in the final.
The tournament MVP was Tal Vaknin and Nima Doost made all-tournament.
Yanku, an All-City basketball player headed to Northern Arizona, just joined the team and helped the Toreadors reach the final.
-- Eric Sondheimer