Granite Bay and Whitney will host quarterfinal matches tonight in the first CIF Northern California Regionals boys volleyball playoffs.
Sac-Joaquin Section champion and No. 4 seed Granite Bay (22-11) will play No. 5 Amador Valley of Pleasanton (27-8), the North Coast Section runner-up, at 7 p.m. in Division I.
Section champion and No. 2 seed Whitney (30-3) will play No. 7 Washington of Fremont (17-18), the NCS runner-up, at 7 p.m. in D-II.
Sac-Joaquin Section D-I runner-up and No. 7 Nevada Union (19-7) will play at NCS champion and No. 2 Deer Valley of Antioch (40-1). D-II section runner-up and No. 6 Vista del Lago (24-10) will face Central Coast Section champion and No. 6 Mt. Madonna (30-8) in Watsonville.
The semifinals will be played Thursday at home sites, with the finals set for Saturday at Dublin High School in Dublin.
Ponderosa golfer advances
Ponderosa's Corey Pereira shot a 2-under-par 70 Monday to finish third among 89 players in the CIF Northern California Boys Golf Championship at Diablo Grande in Patterson. Pereira advances to the state championship on June 5 at Quail Lodge in Carmel.
Jesuit finished fourth, Del Oro seventh and Oak Ridge 10th among 12 teams. The top three teams De La Salle of Concord, Archbishop Mitty of San Jose and Robert Louis Stevenson of Pebble Beach advanced.
Bee Sports staff