SGVN volleyball Top 25

It’s league showdown time for many teams in quests for championships as the regular season wind down. Four Top 10 teams face that scenario.
Los Altos makes its first appearance in the Top 10.

1. Glendora (24-3)
Showdown at Claremont Thursday (1)
2. Arcadia (18-1)
One more victory clinches Pacific title outright (2)
3. La Salle (18-9)
Impressive three-game sweep of FSHA (3)
4. Flintridge Sacred Heart (18-8)
Will finish second in Mission League (4)
5. Monrovia (20-6)
Title showdown at South Pasadena Thursday (6)
6. Gabrielino (22-3)
Can take league title vs. El Monte Friday (7)
7. Westridge (21-5)
Crazy finish in the Prep League (8)
8. Gladstone (20-3)
Lost to D-7-ranked Garden Grove in five (5)
9. Pasadena Poly (13-6)
Needs help to win league title (9)
10 .Los Altos (18-8)
Another Hacienda League title in books (15)

Also:
11. Mayfield (14-11-1)
Poly and Westridge next week (11)
12. Schurr (22-3)
Has won the Almont League title (13)
13. Northview (17-7)
Clinched share of Valle Vista title (14)
14. El Monte (16-5)
One match behind leader Gabrielino (16)
15. Bonita (15-11)
Will finish third in Palomares (10)
16. South Pasadena (8-5)
Lone league loss to Monrovia (17)
17. St. Paul (24-9)
Will two league wins cut it to make playoffs? (12)
18. Maranatha (15-6)
Valley and Village matches will determine playoff bid (20)
19. St. Lucy’s (14-13)
Need win to guarantee third in Baseline (22)
20. La Habra (11-11)
Second-place showdown vs. Sunny Hills next week (unranked)
21. Santa Fe (11-9)
Showdown vs. Pioneer next week (19)
22. Cantwell-Sacred Heart (16-11)
One win clinches second in Santa Fe (unranked)
23. West Covina (13-10)
Will take second in league (unranked)
24. Pioneer (11-11)
Consecutive league defeats (21)
25. Duarte (16-10)
Second place in league at hand (unranked)

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SGVN volleyball Top 25

There was very little movement among the Top 10-ranked teams in in the weekly San Gabriel Valley volleyball poll.

Gladstone and Monrovia each moved up a spot and Bonita made a return appearance in the Top 10 with a big win against Ayala.

Mayfield makes the biggest jump, moving up four spots, from 15th to 11th after the Cubs’ 3-1 win against Pasadena Poly.

  • Glendora (19-5)
    Plays at Bonita Thursday (1)
  • 2. Arcadia (15-1)
    Two-game lead on everyone in Pacific (2)
  • 3. La Salle (15-7)
    Two big five-game wins league (3)
  • 4. Flintridge Sacred Heart (13-5)
    Alemany, Louisville this week (4)
  • 5. Gladstone (17-2)
    Next big match should be in playoffs (6)
  • 6. Monrovia (17-6)
    Needed five games to defeat San Marino (7)
  • 7. Gabrielino (19-3)
    Fifth in own tournament (5)
  • 8. Westridge (13-2)
    First-place showdown vs. Poly Thursday (9)
  • 9. Pasadena Poly (11-5)
    Setback loss to Mayfield (8)
  • 10. Bonita (14-10)
    Two five game wins against Ayala (11)
  • 11. Mayfield (12-10-1)
    Rematch vs. Chadwick on Tuesday(15)
  • 12. St. Paul (23-7)
    Swordsmen in dire situation in league (10)
  • 13. Schurr (16-3)
    Won second-level title of Gabrielino tourney(12)
  • 14. Northview (15-6)
    Undefeated in the Valle Vista (13)
  • 15. Los Altos (14-8)
    Four consecutive 3-0 league wins (14)
  • 16. El Monte (14-4)
    One match behind leader Gabrielino (17)
  • 17. South Pasadena (6-5)
    Lone league loss to Monrovia (25)
  • 18. La Serna (9-10)
    Four consecutive wins (unranked)
  • 19. Santa Fe (8-8)
    Wins vs. Pioneer, El Rancho (unranked)
  • 20. Maranatha (13-6)
    Back-to-back league defeats (19)
  • 21. Pioneer (9-9)
    First-place showdown vs. La Serna Tuesday (16)
  • 22. St. Lucy’s (10-10)
    Appearing to settle on third (20)
  • 23. Bishop Amat (15-12)
    Swept No. 2-ranked Pomona Catholic (unranked)
  • 24. La Canada (6-9)
    Will need big win vs. Monrovia Tuesday (18)
  • 25. Whittier Christian (11-12)
    Third place at Gabrielino tournament (unranked)
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SGVN volleyball Top 25

It has been a topsy turvy week for San Gabriel Valley volleyball teams.

Glendora High School has been the most consistent team and moves into the No. 1 spot for the first time this season in the weekly San Gabriel Valley Newspaper’s poll. Arcadia and La Salle have had big weeks and also move up. Flintridge Sacred Heart plays, by far, the toughest schedule in the area. The Tologs drop from first to fourth, but because of their schedule can still make a No. 1 claim.

The biggest change is in the bottom half of the poll. Six teams exit the Top 25 and five make their season debut.

  • 1. Glendora (18-5)
    Undefeated in best-of-five matches (2)
  • 2. Arcadia (14-1)
    Knocked off Burroughs to start second round of league (3)
  • 3.  La Salle (14-7)
    Swept St. Paul to stay undefeated in league (5)
  • 4. Flintridge Sacred Heart (13-4)
    Rematch vs. Marymount Thursday (1)
  • 5. Gabrielino (15-3)
    11-match winning streak (6)
  • 6. Gladstone (16-2)
    Cruising through the Montview Big (7)
  • 7. Monrovia (16-6)
    Haven’t given up game in 4-0 league start (9)
  • 8. Pasadena Poly (9-4)
    Big match vs, Chadwick Wednesday (11)
  • 9. Westridge (13-2)
    Beat Chadwick on the road in five (8)
  • 10. St. Paul (23-7)
    Rough 1-3 start in league (4)

Also:

  • 11. Bonita (13-10)(10)
  • 12. Schurr (14-2)(16)five-match winning steak
  • 13. Northview (14-6)(17)
  • 14. L os Altos (13-8)(19)
  • 15. Mayfield (11-10-1)(15)
  • 16. Pioneer (8-6)(unranked)
  • 17. El Monte (14-4)(18)
  • 18. La Canada (6-8)(unranked)
  • 19. Maranatha (11-5)(13)
  • 20. St. Lucy’s (10-9)(12)
  • 21. West Covina (11-8)(unranked)
  • 22. La Habra (9-8)(unranked)
  • 23. Duarte (10-8)(unranked)
  • 24. El Rancho (15-7)(14)
  • 25. South Pasadena (5-5)(unranked)
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SGVN volleyball Top 25

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Many volleyball teams began league play last week.

Flintridge Sacred Academy remains the top-ranked team in the weekly San Gabriel Valley Newspaper’s poll, sweeping Alemany and Harvard-Westlake in Mission League matches. Glendora moves up one more position. Arcadia and Gabrielino move into the Top 5.

1. Flintridge Sacred Heart (12-3)

Back-to-back 3-0 Mission League victories (1)

2. Glendora (12-5)

Bonita, Ayala on schedule this week (3)

3. Arcadia (10-1-1)

Lost to Chino Hills in Ayala tourney (6)

4. Gabrielino (13-3)

Showdown vs. El Monte on Wednesday (8)

5. La Salle (13-7)

Showdown vs. No. 3-ranked St. Joseph Tuesday (5)

6. St. Paul (18-3)

Back-to-back losses to start league play (2)

7. Gladstone (13-2)

Big win five-game vs. D4 Mary Star (7)

8. Westridge (11-2)

Beat Chadwick in 5; lost to Poly in 5 (4)

9. Monrovia (14-6)

Went 4-3 in Ayala tournament (9)

10. Bonita (11-9)

Big win vs. Ayala in league opener (10)

Also:

11. Pasadena Poly (9-4)(17)

12. St. Lucy’s (8-7)(12)

13. Maranatha (10-2)(14)

14. El Rancho (14-5)(19)

15. Mayfield (7-4-1)(15)

16. Schurr (11-2)(16)

17. Northview (11-6)(18)

18. El Monte (13-4)(20)

19. Los Altos (8-5)(21)

20. Sonora (11-6)(25)

21. San Marino (5-5)(Unranked)

22. South Hills (10-9)(22)

23. Temple City (8-4)(13)

24. Whittier (9-5)(unranked)

25. Mountain View (7-3)(unranked)

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SGVN volleyball Top 25

Flintridge Sacred Academy, off its division title in the highly regarded Durango tournament in Las Vegas, moves into the top spot in the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper’s volleyball poll. Glendora also moves up.
1. Flintridge Sacred Heart (10-2)

Won Durango Tournament Competition division (2)

2. St. Paul (18-1)

Undefeated streak ends in Whittier tournament title game (1)

3. Glendora (8-2)

Four consecutive 3-0 victories (5)

4. Westridge (9-1)

Went 4-1 in Mayfair tournament (3)

5. La Salle (12-7)

Reached final of Durango tourney Challenger Division (6)

6. Arcadia (5-0)

Lost only one set this season (7)

7. Gladstone (11-2)

Won Diamond Rancho tourney (4)

8. Gabrielino (11-3)

Eight consecutive victories (8)

9. Monrovia (8-3)

Beat St. Joseph’s in five (11)

10. Bonita (8-4)

Faces Ayala in league opener (10)

Also:

11. Bishop Amat (10-5)(12)

12. St. Lucy’s (7-6)(9)

13. Temple City (8-3)(16)

14. Maranatha (8-2)(14)

15. Mayfield (5-4-1)(13)

16. Schurr (8-1)(23)

17. Pasadena Poly (6-4)(15)

18. Northview (10-6)(17)

19. El Rancho (13-5)(18)

20. El Monte (9-4)(19)

21. Los Altos (6-5)(21)

22. South Hills (9-3)(22)

23.San Dimas (5-4)(unranked)

24. La Habra (5-3)(unranked)

25. Sonora (10-6)(unranked)

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