DOWNTOWN — It’s been a good week for St. Monica’s boys’ volleyball team.

First, the Mariners clinched a Camino Real League title with a 3-0 victory over Serra last Wednesday. Then, on Tuesday, they discovered that they had moved up a spot to No. 8 in the latest CIF-Southern Section Division 5 poll.

The Mariners are 11-5-2 overall and 8-0 in league.

Next for St. Monica is a matchup with non-league foe Eagle Rock on Saturday as part of the Sylmar Invitational Tournament.

The Mariners are scheduled to hold senior night on Monday at home against league rival St. Paul.

SMC tennis advances

Santa Monica College’s women’s tennis team has advanced to the finals of the Southern California Regional Dual Team Championship, the college announced on Wednesday.

The Corsairs will play Grossmont College on May 4 at 2 p.m. The match will take place at Reed Park.

It’s the second consecutive appearance in the finals for SMC.

Samohi still No. 1

Santa Monica High School’s boys’ volleyball team retained its No. 1 ranking in the CIF-SS Division 4 poll despite not playing last week.

The Vikings returned to action this week. They defeated Ocean League rival Beverly Hills on Tuesday.

Next for Samohi is a home game today against Inglewood. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:15 p.m.

Samohi games rescheduled

Samohi’s baseball team will make up a pair of canceled games against Inglewood beginning Friday on the road.

The second game will be made up May 7 at Samohi. That game will be played at 11 a.m.

The games were originally scheduled to take place last week, but Samohi’s coaching staff was told that Inglewood officials didn’t want its teams playing during spring break.

daniela@smdp.com

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