Here is a recap of every team that won a state title during the 2016 spring sports season and will be looking to defend this upcoming season.
A look at the Athletes of the Year form the spring season.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2016 all-state boys volleyball teams.
Former Mojave coach Erik Davis confirmed Wednesday that he will take over the Centennial boys volleyball program next season.
Follow the link for postseason boys volleyball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Green Valley defeated Foothill 19-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 to win the Division I state championship at Legacy. It was Green Valley’s first state title.
The Rattlers survived a contentious first set before taking total control en route to a 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 victory over Sierra Vista in the Division I-A state championship match. It was their third consecutive state title.
Sophomore Troy Bell finished with 32 digs to lead the Falcons to a 25-15, 19-25, 25-20, 25-17 win over Sunset Region champ Arbor View in the Division I state semifinals at Legacy.
Christian McCoy had 26 kills and 23 digs to lead the Mountain Lions past Chaparral 25-21, 17-25, 24-26, 25-19, 15-9. Sierra Vista (14-13) will meet two-time defending champion Mojave (32-5) for the title at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Chaparral.
Even though his team had beaten Clark in the Las Vegas Easter Tournament in March, Tech boys volleyball coach Paepaevalu Agae emphasized one thing to his players before the team’s rematch in the Division I-A state tournament.
Follow the link for the schedule and results (when available) for the boys volleyball state tournaments.
The Mountain Lions (12-12) feature five seniors that began playing together on the freshman team, and they hope the bond they’ve developed over the years gives them an edge when they host Desert Pines (11-14) in a Division I-A state quarterfinal at 6 p.m. Monday.
Treven Clizbe had 26 kills and 23 digs, and Brenden Wagner added 22 kills and 13 digs Friday as Arbor View claimed its first region title by outlasting the Panthers, 19-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 15-8 in the Division I Sunset Region final at Legacy. Both teams advance to next week’s state tournament.
Chase Larson had 11 kills and eight blocks, and James Reed added 15 kills and seven digs to help Green Valley sweep Foothill 26-24, 27-25, 25-17 in the Division I Sunrise Region final at Legacy.