Here are the results from Friday and Saturday’s PIAA Girls Volleyball Championships at Central York High School:

CLASS AAA GIRLS
Championship: Hempfield defeated Upper Merion 25-15, 27-25, 25-23
Pool play
Notes: Hempfield wins its third PIAA girls volleyball title, including AAA titles in 2006 and 2004. … Hempfield’s 77 game points are the second-most by a state champion in a three-game championship set. … Upper Merion’s 63 game points are the second most by a losing team in a three-game set behind Holy Name’s 64 in 2009. … Hempfield is now 3-1 in championship matches and is 9-5 in state finals games … Upper Merion was making its first state finals appearance.

CLASS AA GIRLS
Championship: merion Mercy Academy defeated West Allegheny 25-12, 25-17 and 25-10
Pool play
Notes: Merion Mercy won its fourth straight PIAA Class AA championship with its straight set triumph over West Allegheny, which was making its second PIAA championship match appearance. In fact, West Allegheny was the last team other than Merion Mercy to win a state title in 2006. … Since then, Merion Mercy was won not only four straight matches but 12 straight games. … Merion’s four straight titles is the most since Norwin won nine straight from 1976 through 1984; Norwin is the all-time PIAA leader in girls volleyball championships with 12, but hasn’t had one since 1988. … West Allegheny is now 1-1 in championship game appearances.

CLASS A GIRLS
Championship: Holy Name defeated Clarion Area 25-22, 23-25, 25-15, 25-22
Pool play
Notes: Holy Name wins its second Class A championship in three years, winning the 2008 championship. … Clarion was making its first championship game appearance … With the titles by Merion Mercy and Holy Name, private schools have won 11 of the last 15 girls’ volleyball state championships.

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