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Class 3A district volleyball breakdown



The schedules

Class 3A, District 5

2020 Girls Volleyball District Tournaments 3A District 5

Class 3A, District 6

2020 Girls Volleyball District Tournaments 3A District 6

The stats

3A area leaders compiled by MaxPreps

Hitting percentage

.417 Gracie Kiser, Tampa Prep

.390 Audrey Koenig, Bishop McLaughlin

.376 Brooke Green, Clearwater Central Catholic

.358 Rylee Johsnon, Tampa Prep

.350 Meredith Adams, Calvary Christian


298 Gia Padilla, Carrollwood Day

282 Audrey Koenig, Bishop McLaughlin

265 Noelle Walsh, Calvary Christian

233 Lauren Cairo, Calvary Christian

219 Gracie Kiser, Tampa Prep


687 Taylor Parks, Calvary Christian

626 Victoria Hensley, Clearwater Central Catholic

495 Naomi Chinchar, Bishop McLaughlin

334 Olivia Rabinowitz, Berkeley Prep

322 Kacy Krig, Carrollwood Day


42 Victoria Hensley, Clearwater Central Catholic

31 Taylor Parks, Calvary Christian

30 Rylee Johnson, Tampa Prep

29 Olivia Hart, Tampa Prep

28 Noelle Walsh, Calvary Christian

28 Lucca Dunser, Berkeley Prep

28 Lauren Cairo, Calvary Christian

28 Jessie Golden, Carrollwood Day

28 Campbell Fish, Indian Rocks Christian


68 Camryn Carlo, Berkeley Prep

47 Meredith Adams, Calvary Christian

46 Maddie Newton, Tampa Prep

45 Jalyn Brown, Carrollwood Day

42 Brooke Green, Clearwater Central Catholic


323 Sophie Mahaz, Calvary Christian

314 Olivia Hart, Tampa Prep

313 Jessie Golden, Carrollwood Day

240 Noelle Walsh, Calvary Christian

211 Adrianna Lopez, Calvary Christian

The rankings

3A state top 25 compiled by MaxPreps

1. Bishop McLaughlin

Record: 18-2

Rankings: 32.7

Strength of schedule: 20.2 

2. West Palm Beach King’s Academy

Record: 10-0

Rankings: 30.8

Strength of schedule: 10.1 

3. Miami Westminster Christian

Record: 12-0

Rankings: 29.6

Strength of schedule: 13.0 

4. Maitland Orangewood Christian

Record: 13-0

Rankings: 28.8

Strength of schedule: 8.7 

5. Clearwater Central Catholic

Record: 15-5

Rankings: 28.4

Strength of schedule: 20.9 

6. Carrollwood Day

Record: 17-6

Rankings: 28.3

Strength of schedule: 20.9 

7. Community School of Naples

Record: 17-5

Rankings: 27.4

Strength of schedule: 18.9

8. Sarasota Cardinal Mooney

Record: 15-8

Rankings: 26.8

Strength of schedule: 19.6 

9. Pensacola Catholic

Record: 12-2

Rankings: 26.7

Strength of schedule: 14.9 

10. Ocala Trinity Catholic

Record: 10-6

Rankings: 25.1

Strength of schedule: 22.4 

11. Tampa Prep

Record: 12-4

Rankings: 24.9

Strength of schedule: 17.1 

12. Berkeley Prep

Record: 14-8

Rankings: 24.3

Strength of schedule: 21.8 

13. Calvary Christian 

Record: 17-8

Rankings: 24.2

Strength of schedule: 16.9 

14. Jacksonville Providence School

Record: 12-3

Rankings: 23.1

Strength of schedule: 11.2 

15. Shorecrest 

Record: 7-1

Rankings: 22.7

Strength of schedule: 5.9 

16. Tallahassee FSU High

Record: 7-4

Rankings: 20.5

Strength of schedule: 17.5 

17. Jacksonville Episcopal School

Record: 8-2

Rankings: 20.2

Strength of schedule: 7.5 

18. Oviedo Master’s Academy

Record: 9-2

Rankings: 19.2

Strength of schedule: 8.5 

19. Doral Divine Savior Academy

Record: 3-0

Rankings: 18.6

Strength of schedule: 4.8

20. Fort Lauderdale Calvary Christian

Record: 6-4

Rankings: 14.9

Strength of schedule: 11.9 

21. Jacksonville Trinity Christian

Record: 8-6

Rankings: 14.1 

Strength of schedule: 12.4 

22. Gainesville PK Yonge

Record: 9-4

Rankings: 13.4

Strength of schedule: 7.5 

23. Fort Myers Canterbury

Record: 7-7

Rankings: 12.9

Strength of schedule: 11.2 

24. North Port Imagine School

Record: 18-3

Rankings: 12.6

Strength of schedule: 2.0 

25. Miami Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart

Record: 7-1

Rankings: 12.5

Strength of schedule: -0.1 

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Thursday night football forecast



Seffner Christian (2-3) at St. Petersburg Catholic (3-3), 7

After starting 2-0, the visiting Crusaders have lost three straight. The host Barons, meanwhile, have rebounded from a 1-2 start to win two of their last three games. 

Putnam’s prediction: St. Petersburg Catholic 30-28

Gibbs (3-3) at Tarpon Springs (3-3), 7

An important Class 5A, District 10 game for both teams not only to stay in the mix for a title but also to get above .500 for the season. 

Putnam’s prediction: Gibbs 34-21 

Clearwater (5-1) at Anclote (1-5), 7:30

The Tornadoes have won five straight and are the clear favorite to the Class 5A, District 10 title. The host Sharks are on a two-game losing streak. 

Putnam’s prediction: Clearwater 42-7

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Thursday sports schedule (Oct. 14)



What to watch


Sunlake (12-5) at Wesley Chapel (13-4), 6

The Seahawks, who have won four straight, try to maintain their streak against the Wildcats in a rematch from last week that Sunlake took in five sets. 

Palm Harbor University (14-8) at Mitchell (18-0), 6:30

The Mustangs have a shot at going undefeated in the regular season. To do that, Mitchell has get the Hurricanes, who have turned things around. 

St. Petersburg (15-8) at East Lake (16-7), 7

The Pinellas County Athletic Conference final is between teams with impressive streaks. The Green Devils have won seven straight while the host Eagles have won five in a row. East Lake has owned the series this season, sweeping its rival in the previous three meetings. 

Newsome (16-7) at Bloomingdale (11-5), 7:30

Both teams have won three straight heading into their regular season finale. 

The schedules


Solid Rock Christian at Grace Christian, 4:30

Zephyrhills Christian at Hernando Christian, 5

Hillsborough Baptist at Foundation Christian, 5

Tampa Prep at Ocala Trinity Catholic, 5:30

Oldsmar Christian at Elfers Christian, 5:30

Brandon Academy at Universal Academy, 6

Sunlake at Wesley Chapel, 6

Tampa Bay HEAT at Shorecrest, 6

Weeki Wachee at Hernando, 6:30

Wiregrass Ranch at Anclote, 6:30

Carrollwood Day at Calvary Christian, 6:30

Citrus at Nature Coast, 6:30

Palm Harbor University at Mitchell, 6:30

St. Petersburg Catholic at Sarasota Christian, 7

Zephyrhills at Gulf, 7

Gulf Coast HEAT at Tampa SLAM, 7

Seven Rivers Christian at Cambridge Christian, 7

Alonso at Freedom, 7

Crystal River at Springstead, 7

St. Petersburg at East Lake, 7

Central at Lecanto, 7:30

Sumner at Brandon, 7:30

Cypress Creek at Pasco, 7:30

Tampa Bay Tech at Gaither, 7:30

River Ridge at Hudson, 7:30

Riverview at East Bay, 7:30

Newsome at Bloomingdale, 7:30

Spoto at Durant, 7:30

Middleton at Leto, 7:30

Plant at Robinson, 7:30

Jefferson at Armwood, 7:30

Indian Rocks Christian at Countryside, 7:30


Plant at Berkeley Prep, 5

Tampa Prep at Berkeley Prep, 5:30

Lennard, Riverview at East Bay (Apollo Beach), 6

Blake, Leto at Hillsborough (Copeland), 6

Spoto, Tampa Bay Tech at Plant City (Plant CityYMCA), 6

Freedom at Academy of the Holy Names, 6:30

Steinbrenner, Wharton at Robinson (Bobby Hicks), 6:30

Gaither at Middleton (Cyrus Green), 6:30

Spoto, Sumner at Jefferson (Interbay), 6:30

Brandon, Tampa Bay HEAT at Bloomingdale (High five), 7


East Bay at Riverview (boys), 2

Hillsborough at Leto (boys), 2:30

Freedom at Jesuit (boys), 2:30

Alonso at Chamberlain (boys), 3

Sickles at Jefferson (boys/girls), 3

Steinbrenner at Gaither (boys), 3

Newsome at Plant City (boys), 3

Sumner at King (boys/girls), 3:30

Plant at Robinson (boys), 3:30

Berkeley Prep at Tampa Prep, 4

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Volleyball: Hillsborough County Top 15



The top of the rankings stays the same heading into the final week of the regular season. But there was plenty of movement in the rest of the top 15.

1. Berkeley Prep (22-2)

Up next: Idle

Last spot: No. 1

Why they stayed put: The Buccaneers, ranked fifth in the nation, closed out the regular season on a 15-match win streak, including sweeps over Newsome and Tampa Bay HEAT last week. Berkeley Prep can now focus on the ultra-competitive Class 3A, District 5 tournament, which starts on Oct. 18. 

2. Steinbrenner (21-2)

Up next: Monday at Blake; Tuesday vs. Plant

Last spot: No. 2

Why they stayed put: The Warriors, ranked No. 3 in Class 7A, have won 10 straight matches, including a sweep over Alonso in their only match last week. Steinbrenner closes out the regular season with an anticipated matchup against Plant that could serve as a preview of the Class 7A, District 7 final. 

3. Plant (18-4)

Up next: Tuesday at Steinbrenner; Wednesday vs. Clearwater Central Catholic; Thursday at Robinson

Last spot: No. 3

Why they stayed put: The Panthers, the state’s top team in 7A according to MaxPreps, have won seven straight, all via sweeps. The match against Steinbrenner is not the only tough one this week. Plant also faces Clearwater Central Catholic on Wednesday. 

4. Tampa Prep (18-5)

Up next: Tuesday vs. Tampa Bay HEAT; Thursday at Ocala Trinity Catholic

Last spot: No. 4

Why they stayed put: The Terrapins are on a three-match win streak after sweeping Academy of the Holy Names last week. Two of Tampa Prep’s five losses this season have come against Berkeley Prep and Plant, both ranked ahead of the Terrapins. 

5. Riverview (13-3)

Up next: Monday at Leto; Thursday at East Bay

Last spot: No. 6

Why they moved up: After starting the season 1-3, the Sharks have won 12 straight matches, including sweeps over Robinson and Durant last week. Riverview will try to keep that streak going with matches against Leto on Monday and East Bay on Thursday to close out the regular season. 

6. Academy of the Holy Names (15-8)

Up next: Tuesday at Osceola

Last spot: No. 5 

Why they moved down: The Jaguars split their two matches last week, sweeping Tampa Bay HEAT and getting swept by Tampa Prep. Academy of the Holy Names travels to Osceola on Tuesday for its regular season finale. 

7. Newsome (15-7)

Up next: Tuesday at Tampa Bay Tech; Thursday at Bloomingdale

Last spot: No. 7

Why they stayed put: The Wolves won their only match last week, sweeping Lennard. Newsome finishes the regular season with matches against Tampa Bay Tech on Tuesday and Bloomingdale on Thursday. 

8. Wharton (13-7)

Up next: Tuesday at Strawberry Crest

Why they stayed put: The Wildcats swept King to extend their win streak to five. Wharton will maintain that streak when it travels to play Strawberry Crest in Tuesday’s regular season finale. 

9. Bloomingdale (11-5)

Up next: Thursday vs. Newsome

Last spot: No. 10

Why they moved up: The Bulls had a solid week, beating Strawberry Crest in five sets and sweeping Sumner to extend their win streak to three. Another challenge comes Thursday when Bloomingdale hosts Newsome in the regular season finale. 

10. Sickles (13-10)

Up next: Monday at Wiregrass Ranch; Tuesday at Gaither

Last spot: No. 9

Why they moved down: The Gryphons split their two matches last week, sweeping Blake and getting swept by Plant. That tough schedule will help Sickles stay competitive in the Class 7A, District 7 tournament that starts Oct. 18. 

11. Plant City (8-4)

Up next: Monday at Lennard

Last spot: No. 15

Why they moved up: The Raiders have won four of their last five matches, including a sweep over East Bay in their only match last week. Plant City finishes the regular season with a match against Lennard on Monday. 

12. Strawberry Crest (12-5)

Up next: Tuesday vs. Wharton

Why they moved down: The Chargers split their two matches last week, losing in five sets to Bloomingdale and sweeping Leto. Strawberry Crest hosts Wharton on Tuesday in the regular season finale. 

13. Freedom (8-2)

Up next: Tuesday at Hillsborough; Thursday vs. Alonso

Last spot: No. 13

Why they stayed put: Though the schedule has been light, the Patriots have played well. They beat Gaither in five sets in their only match last week. Freedom’s two losses came against Wharton and Strawberry Crest. 

14. Carrollwood Day (13-10)

Up next: Tuesday at Sarasota Cardinal Mooney; Thursday at Calvary Christian

Last spot: No. 12

Why they moved down: The Patriots split their two matches last week, sweeping Patel and getting swept by Bishop McLaughlin. All of Carrollwood Day’s losses this season have come against quality opponents. 

15. Tampa Catholic (12-10)

Up next: Tuesday at Shorecrest

Last spot: No. 14

Why they moved down: The Crusaders will try to snap out of their four-match losing streak when they travel to play Shorecrest in the regular season finale. 

On the bubble: Gaither (6-3) , Sumner (8-8), Cambridge Christian (12-10)

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