CITYWIDE — Pacifica Christian girls’ volleyball’s drive for a title ended Saturday at Cypress College in the final of the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 playoffs at the hands of Rolling Hills Prep.
The Seawolves forced a fifth set, but Rolling Hills Prep closed them out 15-9.
Pacifica Christian ends the season 32-3 overall to go along with a Liberty League title.
Samohi v-ball sweeps top awards
Santa Monica’s girls’ volleyball team dominated the All-Ocean League selections, sweeping the top two awards, it was announced on Friday.
Blossom Sato, a sophomore setter, was named Most Valuable Player and senior outside hitter Jordan Levy was named Most Outstanding.
The first team includes senior middle blockers Greta Schmittdiel and Joslyn Hayes, senior opposite hitter Avalon Lennon and senior outside hitter Wiktoria Surowka.
The second team includes sophomore libero Ariana Nicol.
SMC football loses bowl game
Santa Monica College football fell to Southwestern, 45-31, on Saturday in the American Championship Bowl at Olympian High School.
SMC finished the regular season with a 9-1 record en route to the Corsair’s second straight Pacific Conference championship.