Marty James

Marty James

The 2017 high school volleyball season will conclude this week with the 40th annual CIF State Championships at Santiago Canyon College in Orange.

There are six matches in six divisions over two days.

San Marin High School-Novato, a member of the Marin County Athletic League, advanced to the state finals.

Six schools from Northern California and six schools from Southern California comprise the field.

It’s the first state appearance for San Marin.

The championship schedule for Friday:

* Division V: San Marin (19-11) vs. Maranatha Christian-San Diego (33-1), 4 p.m.

* Division I: James Logan-Union City (40-4) vs. Santa Margarita-Rancho Santa Margarita (33-9), 6:30 p.m.

The championship schedule for Saturday:

* Division IV: Presentation-San Jose (19-21) vs. Rancho Bernardo-San Diego (25-14), 11 a.m.

* Division III: Lincoln-San Francisco (36-8) vs. Point Loma-San Diego (22-12), 1:30 p.m.

* Division II: Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton (29-8) vs. Sierra Canyon-Chatsworth (37-7), 4 p.m.

* Open Division: Archbishop Mitty-San Jose (36-5) vs. Mater Dei-Santa Ana (37-5), 6:30 p.m.

This is the second year of the open division.

Archbishop Mitty is playing for a sixth straight state title.


Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club in American Canyon is doing a fundraiser Friday to help aid those that were affected by the recent wildfires.

Eagle Vines will be donating all of its revenue from green fees, donations, food and beverage to the Napa Valley Community Foundation, according to David Griffis, Director of Golf and Tournament Sales Director. The course is sold out from 7 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.


The 24 Hours of LeMons will host its season finale at Sonoma Raceway’s road course on Saturday and Sunday.

Racing is scheduled from 10 a.m. to dusk on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to dusk on Sunday.

Nearly 200 teams are entered for the 24 Hours of LeMons’ final event of the year, according to a press release.

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Executive Sports Editor

Executive Sports Editor Marty James has been with the Napa Valley Register since 1979. He is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors, California Prep Sportswriters Association, and the California Golf Writers Association. He was inducted into the