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Sweep victory: Ponte Vedra rolls into volleyball title match

Sharks win 8th straight by sweep, will play for title Nov. 16

Ponte Vedra will play in its third state volleyball championship match on Nov. 16 against Ocala Vanguard.
Ponte Vedra will play in its third state volleyball championship match on Nov. 16 against Ocala Vanguard. (iStock/garymilner)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Ponte Vedra volleyball title punched its ticket to the state championship match on Saturday. 

The Sharks swept visiting Port Charlotte in the Class 5A state semifinals (25-21, 25-15, 25-21) to advance to its third state title match since 2016. Ponte Vedra (24-6) will face Ocala Vanguard (16-10) for the state title on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers. 

The Sharks, ranked No. 1 or 2 in the News4Jax Super 6 all season, won their lone state championship in 2017 with a 3-2 decision over Orlando Bishop Moore. It lost to Bishop Moore in the final the previous year.

Ponte Vedra has finished the season on a blistering pace. The Sharks have won eight consecutive matches all by sweep, the final four of those in the state playoffs.  
 


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