Elder, St. Xavier Reach State Volleyball Semifinals


Posted on 05/25/2014 at 8:30am

The GCL South will be well represented in today’s Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Association State Championships, with both Elder and Moeller advancing to the Division I semifinals with victories Saturday morning at Hamilton High School.  Elder knocked off Lakota East in straight games to keep its state title hopes alive, while St. Xavier defeated Clayton Northmont in four games to also move into today’s Final Four.

The Bombers (20-1), ranked No. 1 in The Enquirer’s coaches poll, will play Hilliard Darby in the first semifinal at 10 a.m. today.  Darby knocked off Cleveland St. Ignatius in Saturday’s third semifinal in straight games.  No. 3 seed Elder (22-5), which has won 10 consecutive matches, will oppose Hilliard Davidson in the second semifinal at 11:45 this morning.  Darby advanced with a win over Lakewood St. Edward.

The state championship match will be played at 4 today at Hamilton.