Snakebit School of the Year had to be Mater Dei of Santa Ana because with just a couple of wins in big games at the end in a couple of sports and the Monarchs would have been tops in the overall quite easily. They’re still getting recognition as Division I State School of the Year. […]
No surprise that Santa Fe Christian’s Lexi Sun tops our first dive into all-state teams for girls volleyball in several years. We also have a State Coach of the Year, first team all-state, second team all-state and have updated our Ms. Volleyball State Player of the Year list so it now shows an honoree from […]
Due to the first-ever Open Division, it was harder to rank the CIF divisional state champions too high. CIF D1 state champ Edison did land fourth, but D2 champion Cathedral Catholic couldn’t crack the final Top 20 and neither could D3 titlist Acalanes of Lafayette. Cathedral Catholic and nine other teams, however, were placed in […]
We’ve updated our all-time State Team of the Year list back to 1972 and it’s the sixth time since 2008 that Archbishop Mitty of San Jose reigns as California’s top squad in girls volleyball. Monarchs topped Santa Margarita in a three-game sweep last Saturday to win first-ever CIF Open Division state title.
State’s top-ranked girls volleyball team almost loses Saturday in a morning match at the Stockton Classic, but ends up winning the title in the event’s top division and needs to overcome a 12-7 deficit in the deciding third game. The Monarchs’ 24-26, 25-21, 15-12 triumph over league rival Sacred Heart Cathedral will keep them No. […]