ThernLa Salle Lancers of Pasadena have emerged as the No. 1 team in Division 4 ofrnthe latest CIF-Southern Section boys’ volleyball rankings released March 26.
Inrnfact, three of the top four teams in D-4 are Catholic schools from the LosrnAngeles Archdiocese, with Providence of Burbank moving up from fourth to third,rnand St. Anthony of Long Beach jumping from seventh to fourth.
Elsewherernin volleyball, Loyola is still third, while Alemany advanced from ninth torneighth in Division 1. St. John Bosco dipped from seventh to eighth in D-2, andrnDamien remains sixth in D-3.
Inrnbaseball, unbeaten Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks continues atop Division 1 with anrn11-0 record entering this week, with the Knights also ranked third nationally inrnMaxpreps’ “Xcellent 25” poll.” Other ranked Catholic schools include Servite,rnfourth in D-1, St. Bonaventure, ninth in D-2, and Mary Star third (up fromrnfourth) in D-5.
Inrnsoftball, Santa Clara still leads the Division 7 poll, followed by St. Mary’srnAcademy (up to second from third) and Marymount (still eighth). The Division 1rntop 10 includes Mater Dei (down from fourth to fifth) and Santa Margarita (uprnto ninth, and 21st nationally, with a 14-0 record). Alemany is tenth in D-3,rnand La Reina is second (up from fourth) and Chaminade fifth (up from sixth) inrnD-5.
Inrnboys’ tennis, Crespi is tenth in D-3, the only Catholic school among the fiverndivisions.