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Don Ketchum
Former Staff Writer,

D-I boys volleyball state tourney begins Saturday

May 4, 2012 by Don Ketchum, AZPreps365

Chandler Hamilton, Tempe Corona del Sol, Tucson Sahuaro and Glendale Deer Valley are the top four seeds in the Division I boys volleyball state tournament that begins Saturday (May 5).

The top eight seeds will host first- and second-round matches on Saturday, earning a bye in the first round.

Quarterfinals will be played on Tuesday (May 8) at the highest seeds. Semifinals are Thursday (May 10) and Saturday (May 12) at Gilbert High.

Saturday’s schedule

(Seedings in parentheses)

Mesa (17) vs. Tucson Canyon del Oro (16) at Chandler Hamilton, noon; Mesa-CDO winner vs. Hamilton (1) , 2:30 p.m.

Tucson Ironwood Ridge (9) vs. Mesa Red Mountain (24) at Anthem Boulder Creek, noon; Ironwood Ridge-Red Mountain winner vs. Boulder Creek (8), 2:30 p.m.

Tucson Pueblo (12) vs. Tucson Cholla (21) at Gilbert High, noon; Pueblo-Cholla winner vs. Gilbert (5), 2:30 p.m.

Peoria Centennial (13) vs. Glendale Mountain Ridge (20) at Glendale Deer Valley, noon; Centennial-Mountain Ridge winner vs. Deer Valley (4), 2:30 p.m.

Phoenix Desert Vista (14) vs. Phoenix Mountain Pointe (19) at Tucson Sahuaro, noon; Desert Vista-Mountain Pointe winner vs. Sahuaro (3), 2:30 p.m.

Tucson Salpointe Catholic (11) vs. Chandler Seton Catholic (22) at Phoenix Brophy Prep, noon; Salpointe-Seton winner vs. Brophy (6), 2:30 p.m.

Gilbert Highland (10) vs. Tucson (23) at Tucson Catalina Foothills, noon; Highland-Tucson winner vs. Catalina Foothills (7), 2:30 p.m.

Vail Cienega (15) vs. Mesa Mountain View (18) at Tempe Corona del Sol, noon; Cienega-Mountain View winner vs. Corona del Sol (2), 2:30 p.m.