Twenty-two Acadiana area prep volleyball teams earned playoff berths on Monday, including three programs – St. Thomas More (Division II), Notre Dame (Division IV) and ESA (Division V) – that earned No. 1 seeds and first round byes in their respective divisions.
In addition to those schools, six other volleyball programs – No. 2 St. Martinville (Division II), No. 3 Breaux Bridge (Division II), No. 3 Teurlings Catholic (Division III), No. 7 Rayne (Division III), No. 6 Iota (Division IV) and No. 5 Ascension Episcopal (Division V) – around the area also earned first round byes.
The other 13 teams to earn a playoff berth are Acadiana (Division I), Lafayette (Division I), New Iberia (Division I), Cecilia (Division III), Church Point (Division III), North Vermilion (Division III), Catholic High-N.I. (Division IV), Iota (Division IV), Academy of Sacred Heart-G.C. (Division V), Delcambre (Division V), Lafayette Christian (Division V), Northside Christian (Division V) and Westminster (Division V).
The first round matchups consists of Lafayette High at New Iberia, Terrebonne at Comeaux, Acadiana at Northshore, West Feliciana at Cecilia, Church Point at Lutcher, North Vermilion at DeQuincy, Springfield at Catholic High-N.I., West St. John at ASH-G.C., Family Christian at Northside Christian; Westminster at First Baptist Christian and Delcambre at Lafayette Christian Academy.
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