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Sylmar Seeded No. 1 in City Volleyball

November 03, 2000

Sylmar High was seeded No. 1 in the City Championship girls' volleyball playoffs, followed by Chatsworth and Poly.

The Spartans (13-0) hope to become the second team from the Valley to win the upper-division championship since City Section playoffs for girls' volleyball began in 1973. They host University in a first-round match on Monday.

Chatsworth (12-1) hosts Bravo Medical Magnet. The Chancellors won the upper-division City title in 1994.

Poly (12-1) hosts Marshall.

Taft (10-2) was seeded No. 8 and hosts three-time defending champion Palisades in the first round.

Van Nuys (10-3), seeded No. 10, plays at Fremont. No. 13-seeded Grant (10-3) plays at Venice.

Granada Hills (8-5) was seeded No. 1 in the City Invitational and hosts Valley Alternative.

Kennedy (7-6) was seeded No. 2 and hosts El Camino Real.


* Chris Seddon of Canyon High, one of the top left-handed pitchers in Southern California who was 6-3 with a 2.72 earned-run average as a junior, committed to Loyola Marymount.

* Eric Posthumus, a 6-foot-5 right-handed pitcher at Hart, has committed to UC Santa Barbara.

Posthumus was 8-0 last season with a 1.62 earned-run average.

* Karina Siam of Harvard-Westlake, a two-time All-Valley girls' basketball selection by The Times while at Alemany, has committed to UC San Diego.

* Alexis Weatherspoon of Grant High, two-time defending City Section champion in the girls' 100 and 200 meters, has committed to USC.

* La Canada setter Tracy Neumeier, an All-Southern Section Division III girls' volleyball selection last season, committed to Utah.


* Lost Canyons Golf Club, designed by Pete Dye with Fred Couples as a consultant, opens its Sky Course today in Simi Valley.

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