DEL MAR — Julie Merten and Claire Randal had 10 kills each Wednesday night as La Jolla High School advanced to its sixth consecutive San Diego Section 2-A girls' volleyball final with a 15-7, 15-7, 15-10 semifinal victory over Christian at Torrey Pines High.
La Jolla will meet top-seeded University of San Diego High School, the defending 2-A champion, in Saturday's 2-A final at 5 p.m. at University City High School.
La Jolla (11-2) had won four consecutive 2-A championships before USDHS defeated the Vikings in last year's final.
In the other 2-A semifinal:
USDHS 3, San Pasqual 1--USDHS won its semifinal match, 15-9, 15-4, 8-15, 15-5, at Torrey Pines. Alicia Turner had 11 kills in the fourth and deciding game for USDHS (12-0).
In the 3-A semifinals:
Grossmont 3, Torrey Pines 0--Second-seeded Grossmont moved into the final with a 15-6, 15-4, 15-7 victory over fifth-seeded Torrey Pines at University City High. Suzy Schutz had 18 kills and Andrea Radmilovich added 16 kills to lead Grossmont (27-5), which will meet Mt. Carmel in the 3-A final Saturday at 7 p.m. at University City High School.
Mt. Carmel 3, Poway 0--Top-seeded Mt. Carmel (26-5) won, 15-12, 15-7, 15-5, to advance to Saturday's championship match. Poway, which had won three consecutive 3-A titles, finishes 12-4.