Cienega’s boys volleyball team will play Friday for the Class 5A state championship. The top-seeded Bobcats will face No. 2 Ahwatukee Foothills Horizon Honors at 5:15 p.m. at Gilbert Mesquite High School.
Cienega (36-4) advanced to the finals Wednesday with a 25-15, 26-24, 29-27 win over Gilbert Campo Verde. The victory came following playoff wins over Gilbert Mesquite and Deer Valley.
Cienega is led by senior Skyler Cavanugh, who has a team-high 265 kills this season. His 2.6 kills per set and 57.2 percent kills percentage are both tops on the team. Fellow senior Colton Todd is second on the team with 218 kills.