Defending champion La Habra will be among the 40 teams competing in three divisions this weekend at the Orange County high school girls' volleyball championships.
Division I competition begins at 3 p.m. Friday at Edison High. Competition in all three divisions begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, with the Division I finals scheduled for 6 p.m. at Edison.
Corona del Mar, the defending State Division I champion, is the top-seeded team, followed by Capistrano Valley.
La Habra, the defending State Division II champion, will play a qualifying match on Friday against Santa Margarita and could meet Corona del Mar in the first round. La Habra upset Corona del Mar in a five-game match in last year's semifinals.
Pool play in divisions II and III will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Division II matches will be played at Marina High and Division III at Westminster.
Division I: (at Edison)--La Habra vs. Santa Margarita, 3 p.m.; Mater Dei vs. Newport Harbor, 3 p.m.; Fountain Valley vs. Laguna Beach, 5 p.m.; El Toro vs. Edison, 5 p.m.; Capistrano Valley vs. Mater Dei-Newport Harbor winner, 7 p.m., and Corona del Mar vs. La Habra-Santa Margarita winner, 7 p.m.
Saturday's pool play:
Division II: Pool A--Cypress, Estancia, Mission Viejo, San Clemente, Tustin; Pool B--El Modena, Esperanza, Marina, Valencia, Woodbridge; Pool C--Huntington Beach, Irvine, Los Alamitos, Sunny Hills, University.
Division III: Pool A--Costa Mesa, Foothill, Garden Grove, Ocean View, Santa Ana Valley; Pool B--Canyon, Pacifica, Trabuco Hills, Westminster, Whittier Christian; Pool C--Kennedy, La Quinta, Laguna Hills, Saddleback, Villa Park.