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Volleyball: Ironwood Ridge first to qualify for state playoffs



(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Volleyball State Playoffs

Ironwood Ridge defeated Mountain View 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-4) Thursday night to claim the Division II, Section V title. The Nighthawks are the first team from Southern Arizona to qualify for the state playoffs at any level.

16 teams will play in the Division II state tournament scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

The No. 5 Nighthawks will host No. 35 Sabino next Tuesday and will visit No. 28 Canyon del Oro next Thursday to finish out their regular season. The top eight teams will host a first-round match while the top four will host the first two rounds if they make it that far.

The AIA Volleyball Bracket Show will be streamed live on Friday, Nov. 30 at noon at azpreps365.com

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on AZPreps365.com and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com


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