Avalon girls fall in state volleyball tournament

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Football team to play in CIF-SS quarters

The Avalon High girls volleyball team was eliminated from the CIF Division V State Tournament with a 25-8, 20-25, 25-16, 25-17 loss to Pacifica Christian of Orange County.

The loss brings a final end to the Lancers’ season, as they captured an Academy League championship and a trip to the semifinals.

The Avalon High football team advanced to the second round of the CIF-SS 8-man, Division 2 playoffs, with a 66-8 win over Cal Lutheran on Friday. Cal Lutheran, like the Lancers, were an at-large entry into the playoffs. The Lancers (6-2) will be on the road for this week’s quarterfinal game against Valley Christian of Santa Maria. Valley Christian (6-2) was also an at-large entry, but took out Cornerstone Christian of Wildomar, 70-28 in their first-round game. The Lancers will play at Valley Christian on Saturday, at 5 p.m.

Avalon girls fall in state volleyball tournament