The winning pair of the first-ever Cat Box High School Beach Volleyball Classic in 2016, was also the winning pair of the second Classic on Saturday.
Xavier College Prep’s Cierra Flood and Macy Gordon beat Salpointe Catholic top pair Alanna Duarte and Peyton Lewis 28-25 to win the Gold bracket championship.
The Gators are the five-time defending state champions in beach volleyball. Xavier Prep defeated the Lancers in last spring’s state championship match.
The seven-school event was held at UA’s Jimenez Field facility also known as Bear Down Beach.
This year’s participating schools included Coconino, Corona del Sol, Desert Edge, Highland and Ironwood Ridge.
Salpointe Catholic’s #5 pair of sisters Maggie and Kat Scheppelman won the Silver bracket championship while Highland’s #4 pair of Avery Wright and Abby Allen took the Bronze Bracket.
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