Bishop Amat beats Whittier Christian: There was just no denying either the Bishop Amat High School boys volleyball team or middle blocker Adam Balderas. The 6-foot-4 senior connected on 16 kills and six blocks and was dominant in the Lancers’ 25-23, 26-24, 20-25, 23-25, 15-7 victory over host Whittier Christian in Monday’s wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 playoffs.
Southern Section Boys Volleyball
Monday’s wild card
A–Bishop Amat at Whittier Christian
B–Gabrielino at Viewpoint
C–Westminster La Quinta at Los Altos
D–Holy Martyrs at Keppel
Tuesday’s matches, 7 p.m.
Winner wild card A at #1 El Segundo
Redlands at Temple City
Winner wild card B at #4 Garey
Winner wild card C at San Gabriel
Winner wild card D at #2 Rancho Alamitos