Matt Gade, Deseret News
ST. JOSEPH DEF. PANGUITCH 25-15, 25-19, 25-15: The top-ranked Jayhawks swept the fourth-ranked Bobcats in the semi-finals of the 1A state tournament. The win means the Jayhawks will face fifth-ranked Piute in the 1A championship match at 4 p.m. Thursday.
PIUTE DEF. RICH 24-26, 25-21, 25-13, 25-20: The fifth-ranked T-birds upset the second-ranked Rebels to earn a shot a the 1A state volleyball title Thursday afternoon. The win allows Piute to face top-ranked St. Joseph's, while the loss means Rich will play Panguitch for third/fourth place.
1A ONE-LOSS BRACKET
DUCHESNE DEF. MONUMENT VALLEY 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18: The Eagles advanced in the one-loss bracket with a four-set victory.
WAYNE DEF. WHITEHORSE 25-22, 25-20, 25-8: The Badgers swept Whitehorse in consolation play during the 1A state volleyball tournament.
MONTICELLO DEF. MILFORD 25-6, 22-25, 22-25, 25-20, 15-6: The Buckaroos stay alive in the one-loss bracket with a hard-fought victory against the Tigers.
TABIONA DEF. INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 24-26, 25-20, 25-23, 25-17: Tabiona advanced in consolation play with a victory over ICS.
1A SIXTH-PLACE MATCH
WAYNE DEF. TABIONA 28-30, 25-23, 25-16, 25-19: The Badgers earned a sixth-place finish with a hard-fought victory over the Tigers. The loss means Tabiona finishes the season in eighth place.
1A FIFTH-PLACE MATCH
MONTICELLO DEF. DUCHESNE 25-16, 25-17, 25-19: The Buckaroos finish the tournament with a win that gives them 5th place. The loss means the Eagles finish the tournament in seventh place.
1A THIRD-PLACE MATCH
PANGUITCH DEF. RICH 26-24, 25-16, 26-24: The fourth-ranked Bobcats earned third place in the 1A state volleyball tournament with a sweep of the second-ranked Rebels.
ST. JOSEPH DEF. PIUTE 25-11, 25-9, 19-25, 25-12: The top-ranked Jayhawks earned their first volleyball championship with powerful tournament performance. They lost just one set in four matches and finished with a win over fifth-ranked Piute. Seniors Britt Sederholm and Audra Thurston led the way. Sederholm had 23 kills, while Thurston earned eight solo blocks.
SKY VIEW DEF. ROY 25-10, 25-8, 25-20
BOUNTIFUL DEF. CLEARFIELD 25-12, 25-18, 25-18
WOODS CROSS DEF. JUDGE MEMORIAL 31-29, 25-17, 25-20: The Wildcats swept the Bulldogs after a close game to open the match.
SKYLINE DEF. OLYMPUS 25-19, 25-15, 25-23