High School Sports

Templeton, Coast Union earn playoff seeds in girls volleyball

The Templeton and Coast Union high volleyball teams were each seeded third in their respective divisions of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, which was announced Friday.

Templeton (24-7), the Los Padres League champion, opens the Division 3A playoffs with a home game Tuesday against Western Christian (10-10), an at-large team from the Ambassasdor League.

Coast Union (13-3), the Coast Valley League champion, received a bye in the Division 5AA playoffs and will host the winner of AGBU and Calvary Murrieta on Thursday.

In Division 2AA, PAC 8 champion San Luis Obispo and PAC 8 co-champion Arroyo Grande each earned home games in the first round. The Tigers are a No. 1 see and will (22-8) host Camarillo (9-17) by virtue of a tie breaker determined before the season started, while the Eagles (18-2) host Moorpark (12-15).

Also, Mission Prep (22-6) travels to Royal (17-10), the Coastal Canyon League champ, and Paso Robles (14-12) will play at South Pasadena (20-3), the Rio Hondo League champion.

In addition to Templeton in Division 3A, Morro Bay and Nipomo earned playoff bids. The Titans (13-10-2) will travel to Wilson (14-6), while the Pirates (10-8) head to San Gabriel (25-4-1), the Almont League champion.

Joining Coast Union in the 5AA playoffs is Coastal Christian (11-9), which travels to Oakwood (8-13) for a first-round game.