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Volleyball: Benjamin sweeps 3A regional quarterfinal

  • 9:10 pm Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein
Benjamin's Katy Blain, (12), and teammate Emma Lange, celebrate after scoring a point against Weston-Sagemont during their regional quarterfinal match Tuesday Oct. 27, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens. (Bill Ingram / The Palm Beach Post)

PALM BEACH GARDENS — For a brief moment Tuesday night, Benjamin trailed Weston-Sagemont. Then, Madison Maxwell stepped behind the line to serve.

The Buccaneers’ junior libero led Benjamin to a three-set (25-15, 25-12, 25-14) victory over Sagemont in the Class 3A regional quarterfinals in Palm Beach Gardens on Tuesday night.

“She’s got a great serve,” Buccaneers coach Alex Clarke said. “She’s very consistent and she’s a leader out there. When you have that consistency along with a tough serve, it’s hard to stop.”

When Maxwell stepped up to serve in the second set, her team trailed 3-2 early after taking the first set  — [More]

Volleyball: Inside the district tournaments

  • 11:45 am Saturday, October 17th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

The 2015 girls volleyball regular season came to a close on Friday, and the post-season is set to begin. [More]

Volleyball: Inside the Week 8 top 10

  • 8:30 am Monday, October 12th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

Top-10 wins and losses led to significant movement inside the rankings this week.

After dropping all the way to No. 2, Boca Raton is back in the top spot after a pair of wins. Meanwhile, formerly top-ranked Jupiter drops to third after losing to Martin County while Lake Worth Christian rolled to its 15th straight victory. Atlantic held serve at the fourth spot, but Benjamin jumped from eighth to fifth as other teams moved around it. Palm Beach Gardens falls one spot after losing to Wellington, which jumps from tenth to seventh.  American Heritage and Oxbridge Academy took their shares of [More]

Volleyball: A new top 10 entering Week 7

  • 12:00 pm Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

After another week of matches, the top 10 sees a change at the top.

The Warriors move to the top spot this week after taking down last week’s No. 1, Boca Raton, in five sets. The Bobcats move down a single spot after the close loss to another top team. Lake Worth Christian moves up to No. 3 as it continues to surge, taking the spot from Atlantic, which drops a spot after losing to the Bobcats. American Heritage, Oxbridge, Palm Beach Gardens, Benjamin and Park Vista stick in the top 10, and Wellington re-enters after winning its last two matches.

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Volleyball: The new top 10 entering Week 6

  • 11:39 am Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Volleyball: Inside the 2014 regional semifinals

  • 1:28 pm Monday, November 3rd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

As we enter this week’s regional semifinals, only five girls volleyball teams from Palm Beach County are still alive. Here’s a breakdown of each matchup involving a county team, including predictions. [More]