Newport Harbor boys volleyball back on top as CIF-SS Division 1 champions

NORWALK– When the Newport Harbor boys beach ball team is able to implement its strategy, the Seafarers are almost impossible to stop, particularly with Dayne Chalmers and a supporting actors of superior professional athletes on the court.

That held true Saturday at Cerritos College, where the Sailors offered, passed and also defended their way to a 25-20, 25-23, 16-25, 25-21 success over Mira Costa to win the CIF-SS Department 1 champion.

  • The Newport Harbor volley ball group celebrate winning the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball championship over Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, Might 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Professional Photographer)

  • The Mira Costa volleyball team watch as Newport Harbor'' s Jack Rogers (8) hugs a teammate after Newport Harbor won the CIF-SS Division 1 volley ball champion over Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Digital Photographer)

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  • Newport Harbor'' s Dayne Chalmers, right, hugs colleague Joe Karious as they commemorate their team winning the CIF-SS volleyball champion of Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Digital Photographer)

  • The Newport Harbor volleyball group celebrate winning the CIF-SS Division 1 beach ball championship over Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Picture by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Photographer)

  • The Newport Harbor volleyball group celebrate with the CIF-SS volley ball champion plaque after their sway Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Picture by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Photographer)

  • Mira Costa’s Ethan Youthful hits the round past Newport Harbor’s Caden Garrido throughout the CIF-SS Division 1 beach ball champion in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Picture by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Jack Higgs takes the collection as well as hits the sphere over the internet versus Mira Costa during the CIF-SS Division 1 beach ball championship in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Professional Photographer).

  • Mira Costa’s Ben Coordt reacts after his team scores versus Newport Harbor throughout the CIF-SS Division 1 beach ball champion in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Image by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Mira Costa’s Ben Coordt obtains his hit turned down by Newport Harbor throughout the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball champion in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Jack Higgs takes the set up to strike the sphere over the internet versus Mira Costa throughout the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball championship in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Caden Garrido prepares to strike the ball over the internet versus Mira Costa throughout the CIF-SS Division 1 beach ball championship in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Image by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Mira Costa’s Ethan Young, Dain Johnson, as well as Thomas Kretschame, from left, lift to try to obstruct a shot by Newport Harbor throughout the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball champion in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Image by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Joe Karious pass the sphere to a teammate during the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball champion against Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Caden Garrido bumps the round over the net versus Mira Costa throughout the CIF-SS Division 1 volleyball championship in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Picture by Paul Rodriguez, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Newport Harbor’s Dayne Chalmers bumps the sphere during the CIF-SS Department 1 volleyball championship versus Mira Costa in Norwalk on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Image by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Digital Photographer).

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The title is the 5th in institution background, the first considering that 1999 as well as the first for them under trainer Rocky Ciarelli, that is retiring at the end of the season after assisting the Seafarers (36-1) for 5 years.

” We did a respectable work with the video game plan, specifically the serving,” Ciarelli stated. “We kept it where we desired it and also sort of maintained them off balance a bit. Overall. I assumed our passing was really good.

” In the third video game, (Mira Costa) type of tipped it up as well as we stepped it up in the fourth game.”

Chalmers, who has actually authorized to play at UC Santa Barbara, led the Sailors with 20 kills, 8 in the 4th set, as well as 11 digs.

Caden Garrido had 11 kills and also Alec Patterson had 4 blocks for the Sailors, that were the No. 1 seed.

The victory was especially sweet for the 5 beginners who played on last year’s team that lost to Corona del Mar in the Southern Section final.

” There is no question that they were believing about everything the time,” Ciarelli said. “They intended to come back right here.”

The majority of plays were established up for Chalmers, and the Mustangs (23-7) attempted their finest to stop the outdoors player.

Yet Chalmers was also made use of as a decoy sometimes, and as the Mustangs established to prevent the outside hitter, other players got very easy kills.

” We’ve obtained five good enemies … so we blended it up a bit more after the 3rd game and in the fourth game, it maintained them off balance.”

The Sailors exploited on Mira Costa’s poor offering, particularly in the first collection, when the Mustangs dedicated 6 errors.

Newport Harbor never trailed in the initial set, yet the Mustangs were constantly within two or three factors up until the Sailors took place a 7-3 run to close out the set.

The Sailors led 24-23 in the 2nd collection and also Blake Ludes scored the final point to safeguard a two-point victory.

Newport Harbor devoted three services mistakes in the 3rd set and distributed 7 more points on striking mistakes.

In the 4th set, the Sailors jumped ahead as well as preserved at the very least a four-point lead down the stretch, with Chalmers obtaining the last kill.

” It was absolutely a psychological moment,” Chalmers stated. “This group loves to have fun with emotion. That was a huge point for us in this video game.”

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