Santa Barbara High is ranked ninth and San Marcos 19th in the updated CIF-SS combined Division 1-2 boys volleyball poll. Newport Harbor is No. 1 and Mira Costa No. 2.

Unbeaten Laguna Blanca (9-0) is ranked third in Division 4.

Santa Barbara, which beat CIF-ranked Palos Verdes and Corona del Mar last weekend at the Best of the West Tournament in San Diego, will host third-ranked Loyola on Saturday.

San Marcos (9-2) will compete in the Dos Pueblos Invitational on Saturday at UCSB.


Santa Barbara is tied for 10th in the Division 2 poll and Carpinteria is 10th in Division 3.

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