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There was plenty of volleyball drama at Loyola High on Wednesday night, where No. 3 Corona del Mar took No. 2 Loyola to five sets.
The Cubs finally prevailed, 25-15, 23-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-10.
It was a rematch of last year's Division 1 championship match.
Will Bantle had 15 kills, Brady Wedbush 12 and JP Reilly 11.