The Tracy High volleyball team is set to compete for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 2 title this weekend after the Bulldogs swept Vacaville High in their semifinal match Tuesday at Tracy High’s Bill Swenson Gymnasium.
Tracy (26-8, 7-3 Tri-City Athletic League) swept Vacaville, (29-6, 14-1 Monticello Empire League) 3-0, winning 25-19, 25-15, 25-17.
The win sends Tracy, the No. 1 seed in the Division 2 bracket, to the championship match against Lincoln High of Lincoln. Lincoln (26-8, 9-1 Foothill Valley League) is the champion its league and went into the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The match is at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ripon High.
Regardless of the outcome, both teams will advance to the California Interscholastic Federation state championship tournament, which begins Tuesday. Times and locations will be announced.
Tracy’s attacking leader against Vacaville was junior Natalie Laiolo, who had nine kills along with four aces and 12 assists. Freshman Chloe Lemons scored eight kills for the night, senior Leila Sardinha scored six kills and four aces, senior Briahna Garcia and freshman Jianna Palmer each had five kills, and senior Teia Magaoay provided 16 assists.