2018 Season Playoff Overview

Boys Volleyball - 2018 Diocesan Championship Playoffs
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School (Cranberry Township)
  • 8:00 AM - Doors Open
All Eight (8) Varsity Playoff Teams
  • 8:30 AM - Varsity Coaches Meeting
  • 8:35 AM - Presentation of Varsity Section Champion Plaque
  • 8:40 AM - Diocesan Prayer
  • 8:45 AM - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for Varsity Quarter-Final Matches (Round 1)
  • 9:00 AM - Varsity Quarter-Final Matches (Round 1):  #1 Seed vs. #8 Seed  and  #2 Seed vs. #7 Seed
  • ASAP (be ready at 9:30 AM) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for Varsity Quarter-Final Matches (Round 2)
  • ASAP - Varsity Quarter-Final Matches (Round 2):  #3 Seed vs. #6 Seed  and  #4 Seed vs. #5 Seed
  • ASAP (after ALL varsity quarter-final matches are completed) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for Varsity Semi-Final Matches
  • ASAP - Varsity Semi-Final Matches:  Winner of #1 & #8 vs. Winner of #4 & #5  and  Winner of #2 & #7 vs. Winner of #3 & #6
  • ASAP (No warm-ups) - Varsity Consolation Match featuring Semi-Final Losers (one {1} set to 25, no cap).
  • ASAP (after Varsity Consolation Match is completed) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (2-2-2) for Varsity Diocesan Championship Match
  • ASAP - Varsity Diocesan Championship Match featuring Semi-Final Winners
  • ASAP - Presentation of Team Trophies & Medals
All Eight (8) JV Playoff Teams
  • 1:00 PM - JV Coaches Meeting
  • 1:05 PM - Presentation of JV Section Champion Plaque
  • 1:10 PM - Diocesan Prayer
  • 1:15 PM - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for JV Quarter-Final Matches (Round 1)
  • 1:30 PM - JV Quarter-Final Matches (Round 1):  #1 Seed vs. #8 Seed  and  #2 Seed vs. #7 Seed
  • ASAP (be ready at 2:00 PM) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for JV Quarter-Final Matches (Round 2)
  • ASAP - JV Quarter-Final Matches (Round 2):  #3 Seed vs. #6 Seed  and  #4 Seed vs. #5 Seed
  • ASAP (after ALL JV quarter-final matches are completed) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (5-5-5) for JV Semi-Final Matches
  • ASAP - JV Semi-Final Matches:  Winner of #1 & #8 vs. Winner of #4 & #5  and  Winner of #2 & #7 vs. Winner of #3 & #6
  • ASAP (No warm-ups) - JV Consolation Match featuring Semi-Final Losers (one {1} set to 25, no cap).
  • ASAP (after JV Consolation Match is completed) - Coin Toss / Warm-Ups (2-2-2) for JV Diocesan Championship Match
  • ASAP - JV Diocesan Championship Match featuring Semi-Final Winners
  • ASAP - Presentation of Team Trophies & Medals

All Matches are Best Of Three Sets except for the Consolation Match which will be one (1) set to 25 (no cap).

Workers:  Higher seeded team provides someone to keep Scorebook.  Lower seeded team provides someone to operate Flip Scoreboard.

Thank you and good luck to all teams!! smiley

Answers to some playoff questions:

1. How many sets will the teams play?

All playoff matches will be the best of three, except the consolation match for 3rd place.  The consolation match will be one set to 25 - win by 2 - no cap.

2. Will the 3rd set be played if one team wins in the first two sets?

No.

3. Who will pay the officials?

The League pays the officials for Saturday.

4. How are the section standings / playoff seedings determined?

1.  Overall section record.
2.  Head-to-head match wins only.
3.  In the event of a three-way tie, tiebreaker matches will be played only if the tie is for the Section Championship.  Otherwise, a coin flip will determine the seedings of the three teams that are tied.

 

Updated Wednesday, May 09, 2018


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