CIF-SS girls volleyball first round scores and schedules

REV’s Vashti Knight spikes the ball on Tuesday vs. Etiwanda

Below are Tuesday’s volleyball scores of San Bernardino County teams, and Thursday’s matchups

Rancho Cucamonga def. Yucaipa 25-16, 27-25, 26-24
Redlands East Valley def. Etiwanda 25-17, 25-15, 15-17
Westlake def. Redlands 25-12, 25-27, 25-23, 25-22
Chino Hills, bye
Trabuco Hills def. Citrus valley 25-20, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21
San Marcos def. Cajon 25-6, 25-16, 25-10
Second Round:
Rancho Cucamonga at Hart
Ventura at Redlands East valley
Norco at Chino Hills

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Tuesday’s San Bernardino County first round volleyball matchups

Here are Tuesday’s first round matchups for girls volleyball, involving San Bernardino County teams. All matches schedule for 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise.

Yucaipa (18-10) at Rancho Cucamonga (22-7)
Etiwanda (11-10) at Redlands East Valley (25-3)
Redlands (16-11) at Westlake (17-8)
No. 3 Chino Hills, bye
Trabuco Hills (20-6) at Citrus Valley (20-6(
Cajon (13-11) at San Marcos (21-6)
Oak Hills at La Habra
Apple Valley at Arcadia
Sonora at Serrano
Silverado at Rim of the World, 6 p.m.
Granite Hills at Riverside Poly
Eastside at Victor Valley
San Gorgonio at Heritage
Rialto at Quartz Hill
Rubidoux at Aquinas
San Bernardino at Hemet
Loma Linda Academy at Patriot
Wildwood at Alta Loma
Westminster at Big Bear
Colony at St. Paul
Garden Grove Santiago at Don Lugo
Grand Terrace at Mammoth
Summit, bye
Savanna at Fontana
Mesa Grande Academy at Faith Baptist
Upland Christian, bye
Victor Valley Christian at Baker Valley
Crossroads Christian at University Prep
Trona at Lucerne Valley
Newbury Park Adventist at Lake Arrowhead Christian
Big Pine at Excelsior
Pilgrim at Hesperia Christian

CIF-SS girls volleyball pairings are out

Redlands East Valley’s Vashti Knight, above, talks about beating Citrus Valley

Pairings are out in girls volleyball. Here’s the rundown for schools in our Daily Bulletin/Sun coverage area.

Tuesday’s games
Division 1A

Yucaipa at Rancho Cucamonga
Etiwanda at Redlands East Valley
Redlands at Westlake
Trabuco Hills at Citrus Valley
Cajon at San Marcos
St. Lucy’s at El Toro
Bye – Chino Hills

Division 2A
Oak Hills at La Habra
Palm Desert at Claremont
Diamond Ranch at Viewpoint
Sonora at Serrano
Bonita at Los Altos

Division 3-AA
Silverado at Rim of the World
Eastside at Victor Valley
San Gorgonio at Heritage
Rialto at Quartz Hill

Division 3A
Rubidoux at Aquinas
San Bernardino at Hemet
Loma Linda at Patriot
Morro Bay at San Dimas
Covina at Webb

Division 4AA
Wildwood at Alta Loma
Westminster at Big Bear
Pomona Catholic at Garden Grove
Colony at St. Paul
Garden Grove Santiago at Don Lugo

Division 4A
Grand Terrace at Mammoth
Pomoma at San Gabriel Mission
Savanna at Fontana
Bye – Summit

Division 5AA
Mesa Grande at Faith Baptist
Bye – Upland Christian

Division 5A
Victor Valley Chriostian at Baker Valley
Newbury Park Adv at Lake Arrowhead Christian
Big Pine at Excelsior Charter
Pilgrim at Hesperia Christian

Will Loma Linda Academy’s Demari Webb be the best player in the area?

Aquinas girls volleyball defeated Loma Linda Academy on Tuesday in four sets, denying Loma Linda Academy a chance at an Ambassador League title, and certainly deserved to win.

But I was also impressed with some of the players, including 5-foot-10 LLA freshman outside hitter Damari Webb.

Webb recorded an impressive 17 kills, and showed her prowess as a powerful hitter as well as an effective server.

The match was far from perfect for Webb, Mendoza said. Her timing was off at times. Many of her attempts went wide and/or long.

“But I try not to get too mad at her. She is a freshman,” Mendoza said. “I think in a couple of years, she’s going to be the best player in the Inland Empire.”

I don’t consider myself an accurate judge of developing girls volleyball talent, but I don’t find that statement to be too hard to believe.

Is this the best Fontana volleyball team of the last decade?

On the surface it would seem to be an easy question I asked of Fontana High girls volleyball coach Leah Gomez today.
Fontana is currently ranked No. 2 in CIF-SS Division 4A, so the Steelers as of now would be a favorite to reach CIF-SS Finals, a feat Fontana has not come close to accomplishing in the last decade.
So, when I asked Gomez if this is the best team she’s had in the decade she’s coached at the school, you would think the answer would be a resounding yes.’
But, upon further inspection, Gomez cautioned me, it is not so easy.
Remember, until 2012, Fontana was in the Citrus Belt League, which was dominated by the likes of Redlands East Valley, Redlands and Yucaipa.
But Fontana actually finished in the top half of the CBL in both 2009 and 2010, qualifying for the playoffs. With all due respect to the Sunkist League, it is not the CBL. The CBL for years was either in Division 2AA or 1A. It’s entirely possible one of those CBL Fontana teams was better than the current.
It may not be the only way to gauge team strength, but gives state rankings, involving all schools, regardless of division. Fontana in 2009 was 272, 2010 was 237. What is this year’s ranking? 315.
This may be the Fontana team in the last decade that has the best chance to win a CIF-SS title, but doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better than previous Steeler teams.

CIF-SS girls volleyball preseason polls

CIF-SS girls volleyball preseason polls
Sun/Bulletin schools in bold
Division 1AA 
1. Los Alamitos; 2. Mater Dei; 3. Great Oak; 4. Orange Lutheran; 5. Redondo Union; 6. Lakewood; 7. Corona del Mar; 8. Mira Costa; 9. Tesoro; 10. Harvard-Westlake.
Others: Long Beach Wilson, Edison, Flintridge Sacred Heart, San Clemente.
Division 1A
1. Aliso Niguel; 2. El Dorado; 3. Chino Hills; 4. Villa Park; 5. Valencia; 6. Santa Barbara; 7. Thousand Oaks; 8. Rancho Cucamonga; 9. Martin Luther King; 10. Mission Viejo.
Division 2AA
1. South Torrance; 2. Whittier Christian; 3. Mayfield; 4. North Torrance; 5. Yorba Linda; 6. Chadwick; 7. South Pasadena; 8. Moorpark; 9. Arroyo Grande; 10. Pasadena Poly.
Others: Village Christian, Valley Christian.
Division 2A
1. Troy; 2. Palm Springs; 3. Viewpoint; 4. Windward; 5. Cypress; 6. Oxnard; 7. Arcadia; 8. Glendora; 9. Notre Dame Academy; 10. Sierra Canyon.
Others: Immaculate Heart. Burbank, Apple Valley.
Division 4AA
1. Pacifica Christian; 2. Laguna Blanca; 3. Alta Loma; 4. St. Paul; 5. La Reina; 6. St. Bonaventure; 7. Vistamar; 8. Don Lugo; 9. St. Anthony; 10. Pomona Catholic.
Others: Nordhoff, Shadow Hills.
Division 4A
1. Cate; 2. Duarte; 3. Gladstone; 4. Azusa; 5. Summit; 6. Mammoth; 7. Anaheim; 8. Desert; 9. Fontana10. Grand Terrace.
Others: Bishop Conaty.
Division 5AA
1. La Sierra; 2. Santa Clarita Christian; 3. Temecula Prep; 4. Faith Baptist; 5. Buckley; 6. Coast Union; 7. San Gabriel Academy; 8. Coastal Christian; 9. Desert Christian; 10. Riverside Christian.
Division 5A
1. West Shores; 2. Hillcrest Christian; 3. Excelsior Charter; 4. Lake Arrowhead Christian; 5. Academy for Academic Excellence; 6. Tarbut V’Torah; 7. Avalon; 8. Trona; 9. Baker Valley; 10. Pacific Lutheran.


All-Ambassador League girls volleyball

Ambassador League girls volleyball

Player of the Year - Itali Andrade, Western Christian
Coach of the Year - Jessica Granados, Aquinas
Sportsmanship Award - Western Christian
League champion - Aquinas

First team
Lauren Barlow, Sr., Loma Linda
Madison Field, Soph., Loma Linda
Casey Goggin, Sr., Aquinas
Taylor Holcomb, Sr., Ontario Christian
Amanda Kirtley, Jr., Aquinas
Mikayla Marvin, Sr., Arrowhead Christian
Paige Mieras, Sr., Western Christian
Andie Olson, Sr., Western Christian
Teresa Roquet, Sr., Aquinas
Amanda Sappington, Sr., Calvary Murrieta
Anna Stevenson, Soph., Woodcrest Christian
Lauren Wells, Jr., Woodcrest Christian
Shaye Worley, Sr., Ontario Christian

Second team
Ashley Dimaculangan, St., Ontario Chr.
Margella Elad, Sr., Aquinas
Kalin Miramontes, Soph., Western Christian
Emily Morgan, Jr., Aquinas
Cassidy Mulder, Sr., Arrowhead Christian
Tesa Oaks, Fr., Woodcrest Christian
Lindsey Redfield, Sr., Loma Linda
Vanessa Rodriguez, Sr., Linfield Christian
Audrey Uyemura, Soph., Loma Linda
Danika Young, Jr., Calvary Murrieta

Early Signing Day List

Signings from San Bernardino County from the early signing period, either have already signed or are expected to sign.

Ayala volleyball
Erin Clark, Portland State

Bloomington wrestling
Uzo Owuama, Grand Canyon
Derrick Jones III, Grand Canyon

Chino Hills baseball
Aaron Dominguez, Mississippi St
Izzy Fuentes, San Diego State
Cody Sporrer, UC Riverside
Jake Taylor, New Mexico St
Kyle Wade, Iowa
Josh Walker, Grand Canyon

Chino Hills softball
Shianne Brannan, Cal State Fullerton
Patricia Parks, Arizona
Alyssa Mendez, Nevada

Chino Hills volleyball
Mallory Beard, Hampton University (Va.)

Etiwanda girls basketball
Alyssa Anderson UNLV
McKynzie Fort, Oregon
Cherice Harris, Arizona
Amy Okonkwo USC
Deaja Smith, Cal State Fullerton

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Latest CIF-SS rankings for San Bernardino County Schools

Here are the latest CIF-SS rankings for San Bernardino County Schools, that came out today.

Central Division
6. Kaiser, 10T. Colton
Eastern Division
1. Oak Hills, 2. San Gorgonio, 3. Serrano, 8, Apple Valley, 9. Hesperia, 10. Rialto. Others: Carter, Silverado.
East Valley Division
2. Rim of the World, 3. Jurupa Hills, 4. Yucca Valley, 5. Ontario Christian, 6. Citrus Valley, 7. Big Bear, 8. Western Christian.
Inland Division
1. Rancho Cucamonga, 4. Chino Hills, 7. Upland. Others: Eisenhower, Los Osos.

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CIF-SS rankings: girls volleyball, boys water polo, cross country, girls tennis


includes divisions with San Bernardino County or Inland Valley schools ranked:

Division 1-A
1. La Salle, 2. St. Lucy’s, 3. Bishop Montgomery, 4. Capistrano Valley, 5. Villa Park, 6. Laguna Beach, 7. El Dorado, 8. Anaheim Canyon, 9. Flintridge Sacred Heart, 10. Thousand Oaks. Others: Harvard-Westlake, Yucaipa.

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