Gearingrnup for their Camino Real League head-to-head battle April 12, La Salle and St.rnAnthony rank 1-2 in Division 4 of the latest CIF-Southern Section boys’ volleyballrnpoll released April 9.
ThernLancers of Pasadena (9-4) had held the top spot in the previous poll (Marchrn26), while the Saints of Long Beach (15-3) rose from fourth and Providence ofrnBurbank dropped from third to ninth.
Elsewherernin boys’ volleyball, Loyola is still third, while Alemany slipped from eighthrnto ninth in Division 1; Bishop Montgomery jumped into seventh and St. JohnrnBosco dipped from eighth to 10th in D-2; and Damien slid from sixthrnto eighth in D-3.
Inrnsoftball, Santa Clara still leads the Division 7 poll, followed by St. Mary’srnAcademy (down to fourth from second) and Marymount (up to fifth from eighth).rnThe Division 1 top 10 includes Trinity League rivals Mater Dei (16-4), downrnfrom fifth to sixth, and Santa Margarita (17-0), up to eighth (and 14thrnnationally), heading into its April 10 showdown with Mater Dei. Chaminade isrneighth (down from fifth) in D-5.
Inrnbaseball, J.Serra (10-4 entering this week) has climbed into fifth in Divisionrn1, ahead of sixth-place Notre Dame (13-2 after losing twice in last week’srnBoras Classic) and tenth-place Servite (11-4 before this week’s three-gamernTrinity League series with J.Serra). Mary Star is now ninth (down from third)rnin Division 5.
Inrnboys’ tennis, no Catholic schools rank among this week’s top 10 in any of thernfive divisions.