Prep Wrapup: SHC and SI to meet again in CCS girls volleyball championship

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The Sacred Heart Cathedral and St. Ignatius girls volleyball teams will meet in the Central Coast Section Division III championship for the second-consecutive year, after both schools swept semifinal matches on Thursday at Valley Christian High School in San Jose.

The result may have been the same, but the rivals had entirely different experiences.

The top-seeded Irish (29-7) won with ease over host Valley Christian 25-20, 25-7, 25-10, while the third-seeded Wildcats (26-11) needed to go to extra points in the final two games of their 25-18, 28-26, 26-24 win over second-seeded Aptos.

The Irish got 19 combined kills from junior outside hitters Courtney Wong and Sarah Jones, five blocks from freshman middle blocker Madison Murtagh and three aces from senior setter Ariana Dirige, but the individual spotlight shined brightest on St. Ignatius senior outside hitter Claire Healy. Healy had 20 crucial kills and 12 digs for the defending CCS champions.

Both teams also sealed bids in the CIF State Championship Tournament with the semifinal wins.

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  1. Paul B. says:

    I wonder if either Jeremy, Bonta, or anyone else is going down south to San Jose’s Independence High to see the CCS Division III Girls Volleyball Championship game Between SI & SHC?

  2. Radio Dude says:

    You can listen to the CCS Championship volleyball game between SI & SHC live on SI Sports Radio. All you need to listen is a computer, smart phone, iPad, or iPod Touch. The broadcast begins at 1220pm on Saturday. Click here or type into your browser.

  3. Slept says:

    wen and where is the final?

  4. Paul B. says:

    Why isn’t the Saturday scoreboard up?

  5. SHCP says:

    The Irish are up 2-0 against SI! Lets Go Irish one more!!

  6. SHCP says:

    The Irish volleyball team beat SI in three games to win the CCS Championship. Keep it going and win State!! Lets Go Irish!!

  7. Anonymous says:

    As predicted SHC took care of SI as usual!!!

  8. Anonymous says:

    SHC # 1….Great Job on CCS Champs!

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