Sweep victory: Ponte Vedra rolls into volleyball title match

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

By Justin Barney - Sports Editor
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Ponte Vedra will play in its third state volleyball championship match on Nov. 16 against Ocala Vanguard.

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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