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GIRLS TENNIS

SOUTHERN SECTION

DIVISION 3

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GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

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No. 4-seeded Palisades upset No. 1-seeded Granada Hills in five sets, and No. 3 Taft rolled to a sweep over No. 2 Carson to advance to Saturday’s City Section Open Division championship match in girls’ volleyball. It will take place at 7 p.m. at Birmingham.

The Dolphins prevailed 21-25, 22-25, 25-15, 28-26, 17-15. Their big comeback was in the fourth set. Down 23-15, they roared back to win. Then the Dolphins withstood a Granada Hills comeback to prevail in set five.

Taft defeated Carson 25-10, 25-22, 25-17.

BOYS' WATER POLO

SOUTHERN SECTION

DIVISION 1

FIELD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

Quarterfinals, Tuesday

Harvard-Westlake 7, Fountain Valley 0

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FOOTBALL

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

Diamond Bar, Troy, Walnut and Irvine University won Southern Section girls’ golf team titles on Monday.

All will advance to the SCGA regional qualifier on Thursday at River Ridge.

The top score in the Southern Division was 69 by Briana Chacon of La Serna.

GIRLS TENNIS

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

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BOYS' WATER POLO

CITY

First round, Monday

For the sixth time in the last two seasons, Marymount and No. 1-seeded Mater Dei will meet in girls’ volleyball on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Cerritos College. It’s a big match: The Southern Section Division 1 championship will be on the line.

It’s a rematch of last year’s final won by Mater Dei. The two schools have split their two meetings this season.

Mater Dei has more experience but Marymount has UCLA-bound Devon Newberry, who missed an earlier match while she was competing for USA in the Junior Olympics in Argentina in beach volleyball. She’s back with a vengeance, having recorded 24 kills in a semifinal win over Redondo.