The Buchanan High boys volleyball team, which held off Sanger last week for the program’s third consecutive Central Section Division-I title, was awarded with the No. 2 seed in the CIF SoCal D-I Championships on Sunday.
The Bears (33-3) will host seventh-seeded Beckman-Irvine at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the opening round. Southern Section champ Loyola-Los Angeles (29-2) was the top seed.
In Division II, the Apaches (30-9) are the No. 3 seed and will see Southern Section runner-up and No. 6-seed Cathedral-Los Angeles in the first round.
The first-round winners will advance to the regional semifinals Thursday. The finals will be played Saturday at Edison High School in Huntington Beach.
CIF SOCAL REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Competition begins with all quarterfinal matches played at 7 p.m. Tuesday
- DIVISION I: No. 8 El Camino Real-Woodland Hills at No. 1 Loyola-Los Angeles; No. 7 Beckman-Irvine at No. 2 Buchanan; No. 6 Cathedral Catholic-San Diego at No. 3 Corona del Mar-Newport Beach; No. 5 Mira Costa-Manhattan Beach at No. 4 Carlsbad
- DIVISION II: No. 8 Mt. Carmel-San Diego at No. 1 Oak Park-Los Angeles; No. 7 Chatsworth at No. 2 Burroughs-Burbank; No. 6 Cathedral-Los Angeles at No. 3 Sanger; No. 5 Valley Christian-Cerritos at No. 4 La Jolla
- DIVISION III: No. 8 Sage Creek-Carlsbad at No. 1 Saddleback Valley Christian-San Juan Capistrano; No. 7 El Rancho-Pico Rivera at No. 2 Jordan-Los Angeles; No. 6 San Dieguito Academy-Encinitas at No. 3 Damien-La Verne; No. 5 Crean Lutheran-Irvine at No. 4 El Camino-Oceanside
Of note: Semifinals will be played at 7 p.m. Thursday at site of higher seeds. Championships will take place Saturday at Edison High School in Huntington Beach starting with D-III at 1 p.m., D-II at 3 p.m. and D-I at 5 p.m.