Seven local Catholic school teams qualified for the CIF State Championship Girls’ Volleyball Tournament that begins Nov. 6 with first round play in the Southern California Regional portion.

Play in the eight-team Open Division starts Nov. 7. with Mater Dei vs. Long Beach Poly and Marymount vs. Sierra Canyon. Mater Dei defeated Marymount in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 title match on Nov. 3.

The remaining So Cal Regionals schedule (all matches Nov. 6):

  • Division I: Notre Dame/Sherman Oaks vs. San Clemente; St. Joseph/Lakewood vs. Scripps Ranch.
  • Division II: Bishop  Montgomery vs. Exeter.
  • Division III: St. Anthony vs. Taft.
  • Division IV: Villanova vs. San Luis Obispo.

Quarterfinal matches in Divisions I through V are scheduled Nov. 8, with semifinals in all divisions on Nov. 10 and regional finals on Nov. 13.

Mike Nelson is the former editor of The Tidings (predecessor of Angelus News).

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