Irvine Valley's women's beach volleyball team had the most pairs reach the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships out of any other community college from the South Region event on Friday at IVC.
Irvine Valley had four teams qualify and two duos finish in the top four, which assured them No. 1 seeds at the state tourney.
Both of those squads will go in as No. 1 seeds at the CCCAA State Championships at the US Olympic Training center in Chula Vista next Friday.
Vortouni and Austin qualified as the 12th team out of the regional and Gendale and Nolan and were No. 16.
Twenty pairs in all advanced from the South Region event to compete at state.
Two teams made it each from Grossmont, Long Beach City, El Camino, MiraCosta and San Diego Mesa.
Irvine Valley will next compete in the CCCAA Team State Championships next Thursday in Chula Vista.
Full qualifiers from the South Region Pairs event are listed below.
CCCAA South Region Pairs Qualifiers
Goycoochea/Morris – Grossmont
Berneker/Zavala – Cypress
Bath/Kruse – Irvine Valley
Unke/Griego – Irvine Valley
Elias-Romero-Escher – Riverside
Rosales/Ihrke – Ventura
Elizondo/Faa'agi – Grossmont
D. Woods/Alvarez – Long Beach
Leilua/Glickman – El Camino
E. Woods/Peterson – Long Beach
Hess/Boatright – MiraCosta
Vortouni/Austin – Irvine Valley
C. Donatucci/Loiola – El Camino
Ferguson/Grimm – San Diego Mesa
Lyneis/Smith – College of the Desert
Gendale/Nolan – Irvine Valley
Barron/Schaal – San Diego City
K. Donatucci/Villasenor – El Camino
Lomax/Evans – MiraCosta
Casas/Snyder – San Diego Mesa