The Don Lugo and Ontario Christian high school volleyball teams will compete tonight (Oct. 20) in the second-round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs after their first-round victories Thursday night.
Ontario Christian, the No. 1-ranked team in Division 5, swept Sultana High of Hesperia 25-8, 25-10, 25-14 at the Ontario Christian gym.
The Knights (30-2) will host Schurr High of Montebello at 6 p.m. tonight.
Don Lugo, the second-place team from the Mt. Baldy League, traveled to West Valley High School in Hemet Thursday, coming away with a 25-13, 21-25, 25-16, 20-25, 16-14 victory.
The Conquistadores (13-7) will host Sacred Heart-Los Angeles at 6 p.m. tonight.
General admission tickets for tonight’s games are $10, $5 for high school students and children.
Ontario Christian High is located at 931 W. Philadelphia St. in Ontario. Don Lugo High is located at 13400 Pipeline Ave. in Chino.
Quarterfinal games are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, followed by semifinal games on Saturday, Oct. 27.
The CIF-Southern Section girls’ volleyball championship games will take place Saturday, Nov. 3.
In Thursday’s games, Ontario Christian’s Annaka Jorgenson led the Knights against Sultana, recording a game-high 15 kills. Jenna Holmes added 12 kills, and Peyton Tazelaar added six kills and two aces, and Selena Balderas served four aces. Don Lugo sophomore Ellie Garcia recorded 33 kills, Nicole Briggs added seven kills, and Lauren McCamish and Marissa Martinez combined for nine aces in the Conquistadores victory.
Division 6 wild-card
Patriot defeats Chino 25-17, 21-25, 25-19, 25-16
Chino wrapped its season Tuesday night with a four-set loss to Patriot High of Riverside in a Division 6 wild-card game at the Chino High gym. The Cowgirls finished the Mt. Baldy League season as the third-place team.
All CIF-Southern Section girls volleyball brackets can be found at cifss.org.