STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT HISTORY

State Volleyball

In anticipation of the 2018 state volleyball tournament, we provide some historical notes on each classification dating back to the 2000 season.  The current best of five format with rally-scoring has been in place since 2003 and as you can see, there are a small number of teams that dominated the title chases in each division.

 

CLASS 1A

  • Fleming has been in the finals 10 times since 2006 – won six titles – last in 2016
  • 7 teams have combined to win the last 18 championships
  • Last back to back was Fleming in 2013-14 – happened three times since 2000
  • Over the last 18 championships – four have gone five sets with the last in the 2015 with Otis beating Idalia
2017 Kit Carson Beat Fleming 3-0
2016 Fleming Beat Kit Carson 3-0
2015 Otis Beat Idalia 3-2
2014 Fleming Beat Idalia 3-1
2013 Fleming Beat Caliche 3-1
2012 Weldon Valley Beat Caliche 3-0
2011 Otis Beat Fleming 3-2
2010 Fleming Beat Otis 3-0
2009 Otis Beat Fleming 3-1
2008 Fleming Beat Otis 3-0
2007 Fleming Beat Flagler 3-0
2006 Kit Carson Beat Fleming 3-2
2005 Julesburg Beat McClave 3-1
2004 Julesburg Beat McClave 3-0
2003 Hi Plains Beat McClave 3-2
2002 Otis Beat Flagler 2-1
2001 Merino Beat Flagler 2-0
2000 Weldon Valley Beat Flagler 2-0

 

CLASS 2A

  • Yuma has played in the last four state championship matches – won title in 2015
  • Four of the last seven state champions are no longer in the class (Resurrection Christian & Lutheran twice)
  • Teams have gone back-to-back five times since 2000 – last in 2013/14 with Resurrection Christian
  • Only one finals match has gone five sets since 2000 – Yuma beat Resurrection Christian 3-2 in 2015
2017 Lyons Beat Yuma 3-1
2016 Dayspring Christian Beat Yuma 3-1
2015 Yuma Beat Resurrection Christian 3-2
2014 Resurrection Christian Beat Yuma 3-0
2013 Resurrection Christian Beat Lutheran 3-0
2012 Lutheran Beat Simla 3-1
2011 Lutheran Beat Akron 3-0
2010 Fowler Beat Burlington 3-0
2009 Fowler Beat Resurrection Christian 3-0
2008 Fowler Beat Colorado Springs School 3-0
2007 Hoehne Beat Simla 3-2
2006 Hoehne Beat Swink 3-0
2005 Fowler Beat Las Animas 3-0
2004 Byers Beat Las Animas 3-0
2003 Strasburg Beat Akron 3-0
2002 Strasburg Beat Swink 2-1
2001 Swink Beat Strasburg 2-0
2000 Caliche Beat Byers 2-0

 

CLASS 3A

  • Three schools have combined to win the last 14 state championships
    • Eaton is five-time champion and won six of the last seven
    • Colorado Springs won six straight from 04-09
    • Valley has titles in 2012 and 2010
  • Patriot League has won the last seven eight state titles – CSCS last winner outside conference (2009)
  • Every state championship match since 2000 have been sweeps except for 2007 when CSCS beat Classical Academy in four sets
2017 Eaton Beat Lutheran 3-0
2016 Eaton Beat Valley 3-0
2015 Eaton Beat Valley 3-0
2014 Eaton Beat Valley 3-0
2013 Eaton Beat Manitou Springs 3-0
2012 Valley Beat Gunnison 3-0
2011 Eaton Beat Colorado Academy 3-0
2010 Valley Beat University 3-0
2009 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Valley 3-0
2008 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Faith Christian 3-0
2007 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Classical Academy 3-1
2006 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Valley 3-0
2005 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Eaton 3-0
2004 Colorado Springs Christian Beat Valley 3-0
2003 Platte Valley Beat St Mary’s 3-0
2002 Weld Central Beat Eaton 2-0
2001 Platte Valley Beat Pagosa Springs 2-0
2000 Eaton Beat Platte Valley 2-0

 

CLASS 4A

  • Lewis Palmer and Cheyenne Mountain have combined to win the last 12 state championships
  • Last team other than those two to win a title in 2007 with Mountain View beat Cheyenne Mountain
  • Either Lewis Palmer or Cheyenne Mountain has been in the finals 14 times in the last 18 years
    • Finals have featured both 3 times (2015, 2012, 2009)
  • Lewis Palmer has played in six straight finals matches – won four crowns in that stretch and six since 2000
2017 Lewis Palmer Beat Valor Christian 3-0
2016 Lewis Palmer Beat Holy Family 3-0
2015 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Lewis Palmer 3-0
2014 Lewis Palmer Beat Ponderosa 3-1
2013 Lewis Palmer Beat Air Academy 3-0
2012 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Lewis Palmer 3-1
2011 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Coronado 3-0
2010 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Roosevelt 3-0
2009 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Lewis Palmer 3-0
2008 Cheyenne Mountain Beat Mullen 3-0
2007 Mountain View Beat Cheyenne Mountain 3-1
2006 Battle Mountain Beat Mountain View 3-0
2005 Sterling Beat Mountain View 3-0
2004 Mountain View Beat Fort Morgan 3-1
2003 Mountain View Beat Sterling 3-0
2002 Lewis Palmer Beat Steamboat Springs 2-1
2001 Lewis Palmer Beat Fort Morgan 2-1
2000 Berthoud Beat Lewis Palmer 2-1

 

CLASS 5A

  • First-time winners have claimed the last three state championships
    • 2017: Castle View
    • 2016: Fossil Ridge
    • 2015: Cherokee Trail
  • Grandview has five state championships since 2000 – Chaparral, Doherty and Smoky Hill each have two apiece
  • Last two state championship matches have gone five sets – five times since 2000

 

2017 Castle View Beat Cherry Creek 3-2
2016 Fossil Ridge Beat Mountain Vista 3-2
2015 Cherokee Trail Beat Fairview 3-0
2014 Grandview Beat Chatfield 3-0
2013 Grandview Beat Arapahoe 3-0
2012 Doherty Beat Grandview 3-0
2011 Chaparral Beat Grandview 3-0
2010 Chaparral Beat Pine Creek 3-0
2009 Ponderosa Beat Highlands Ranch 3-2
2008 Cherry Creek Beat Grandview 3-0
2007 Grandview Beat Eaglecrest 3-1
2006 Eaglecrest Beat Grandview 3-2
2005 Grandview Beat Chaparral 3-0
2004 Grandview Beat Doherty 3-1
2003 Doherty Beat Grandview 3-2
2002 Smoky Hill Beat Doherty 2-0
2001 Smoky Hill Beat Heritage 2-0
2000 Boulder Beat Cherry Creek 2-1

 

MOST TITLES OVERALL

Platte Valley – 14

Fowler – 13

Merino – 10

Eaton / Evergreen – 9

Lewis Palmer – 7

Fleming / Cheyenne Mountain / Colorado Springs Christian – 6

Otis – 5

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