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Girls volleyball rankings 10/27

1. Buchanan (20-3) Next: at Clovis West, today

2. Clovis West (27-9) Next: vs. Buchanan, today

3. Centennial (22-2) Next: vs. North, Thursday

4. Bakersfield (24-7) Next: at Golden Valley, today

5. Liberty-Bakersfield (17-6) Next: at East, today

6. Garces (20-5) Next: vs. Foothill, Thursday

7. Frontier (20-6) Next: at Ridgeview, today

8. Clovis (21-13) Next: at Madera, today

9. Bullard (21-6) Next: vs. Edison, today

10. Central Valley Christian (22-3) Next: at Immanuel, today

DIVISIONAL RANKINGS

D-I

1. Buchanan; 2. Clovis West; 3. Centennial

D-II

1. Garces; 2. Frontier; 3. Lemoore (23-5)

D-III

1. Tehachapi (21-4); 2. Exeter (20-6); 3. Madera South (18-7)

D-IV

1. Central Valley Christian; 2. Immanuel (13-9); 3. Bakersfield Christian (14-8)

D-V

1. Mission Prep (21-4-1); 2. Fresno Christian (21-8-1); 3. Strathmore (20-5)

THE BUZZ

The showdown of the week is tonight at Clovis West, where the second-ranked Golden Eagles host No. 1 Buchanan in a Tri-River Athletic Conference match that should go a long way in determining the top seed in the Central Section Division I playoffs. The Bears won 21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-19 in their previous meeting Oct. 8 at Buchanan.

Centennial, the other likely contender for D-I's top seed, continues to sit atop the Southwest Yosemite League following wins over Frontier and Stockdale last week.

Southeast Yosemite League leader Bakersfield stayed on track for a top-four seed with victories over Garces and Foothill.

Thursday's Lemoore at El Diamante match will carry large playoff implications in D-II. A top three seed could eventually go to the winner.

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