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Bamberg's Brittany Arenivas returns a Rota shot in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday.  Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13.
Bamberg's Brittany Arenivas returns a Rota shot in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Bamberg's Brittany Arenivas returns a Rota shot in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday.  Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13.
Bamberg's Brittany Arenivas returns a Rota shot in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Rota's Tiffani Driscoll hits the ball over the net as Bamberg's Caoimhe Harvey defends. Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13 in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships.
Rota's Tiffani Driscoll hits the ball over the net as Bamberg's Caoimhe Harvey defends. Rota beat Bamberg 25-5, 25-13 in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Incirlik's Alice Johns, right, returns an Alconbury ball as teammate Alexis Cruz watches in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Alconbury won 25-17, 25-16 to advance.
Incirlik's Alice Johns, right, returns an Alconbury ball as teammate Alexis Cruz watches in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Alconbury won 25-17, 25-16 to advance. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Alconbury's Taylor Currie slams the ball past Incirlik's Carman Colon, left, and Emilia Klemcke in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Alconbury won 25-17, 25-16 to advance.
Alconbury's Taylor Currie slams the ball past Incirlik's Carman Colon, left, and Emilia Klemcke in a Division III quarterfinal at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships in Ramstein, Friday. Alconbury won 25-17, 25-16 to advance. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Ansbach's Jasmine Rodriguez watches her shot sail between the defense of Schweinfurt's Tricia Valverde, left, and Maria Maika, as teammate Caprice Lockett watches in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Ansbach won the match 25-22, 25-9.
Ansbach's Jasmine Rodriguez watches her shot sail between the defense of Schweinfurt's Tricia Valverde, left, and Maria Maika, as teammate Caprice Lockett watches in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Ansbach won the match 25-22, 25-9. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Schweinfurt's Maria Maika gets the ball over the outstretched hands of Ansbach's Duplessie Lauren in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Ansbach won the match 25-22, 25-9.
Schweinfurt's Maria Maika gets the ball over the outstretched hands of Ansbach's Duplessie Lauren in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Ansbach won the match 25-22, 25-9. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Tashia Golson of Hohenfels goes high to block a Naples return in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships as Isabel Krause, Logan Percival and Tara O'Brien of Naples and Ariana Hannah of Hohenfels watch.  Naples won the match 25-12, 25-11.
Tashia Golson of Hohenfels goes high to block a Naples return in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships as Isabel Krause, Logan Percival and Tara O'Brien of Naples and Ariana Hannah of Hohenfels watch. Naples won the match 25-12, 25-11. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Victoria Krause of Naples goes against the defense of Natalie Taylor in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships.  Naples won the match 25-12, 25-11.
Victoria Krause of Naples goes against the defense of Natalie Taylor in a Division II match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Naples won the match 25-12, 25-11. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Sigonella's Allison Cruz digs deep to return an Ankara serve in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. The Jaguars beat Ankara 25-20, 25-12 to advance to the semifinals against Alconbury.
Sigonella's Allison Cruz digs deep to return an Ankara serve in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. The Jaguars beat Ankara 25-20, 25-12 to advance to the semifinals against Alconbury. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Ankara's Aliz  Soos bumps the ball in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships against Sigonella. The Jaguars beat Ankara 25-20, 25-12 to advance to the semifinals against Alconbury.
Ankara's Aliz Soos bumps the ball in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships against Sigonella. The Jaguars beat Ankara 25-20, 25-12 to advance to the semifinals against Alconbury. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Menwith Hill's Arielle Rogers defends against a shot by Anya Shelton in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Menwith Hill won 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 to advance to the semifinals against top-seeded Rota.
Menwith Hill's Arielle Rogers defends against a shot by Anya Shelton in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships. Menwith Hill won 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 to advance to the semifinals against top-seeded Rota. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Teodora Vasileva of Brussels hits the ball in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships as her sister Ana-Marija and Menwith Hill's Lindsay Wooleyhand watches.  Menwith Hill won 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 to advance to the semifinals against top-seeded Rota.
Teodora Vasileva of Brussels hits the ball in a Division III quarterfinal match at the DODDS-Europe volleyball championships as her sister Ana-Marija and Menwith Hill's Lindsay Wooleyhand watches. Menwith Hill won 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 to advance to the semifinals against top-seeded Rota. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

Stars and Stripes will attempt to provide timely updates from all the action at the three-day 2012 DODDS European Volleyball Championships.

Friday's gamesDivision I(Round robin, top two teams from Thursday-Friday play for title)Vilseck def. Heidelberg 19-25, 25-23, 25-18Ramstein def. Kaiserslautern 25-20, 25-18Patch def. Heidelberg 18-25, 25-20, 26-24Lakenheath def. Wiesbaden 18-25, 25-19, 25-11Patch def. Vilseck 25-18, 25-19Ramstein def.. Lakenheath 25-16, 25-20; Ramstein and Patch clinch finals berthsHeidelberg def. Wiesbaden 25-20, 22-25, 25-23Vilseck def. Kaiserslautern 25-19, 25-20, 25-23Ramstein def. Wiesbaden 25-13, 25-11Lakenheath def. Patch 25-12, 25-15

Division II(Pool play)Ansbach def. Bahrain 25-11, 25-16Naples def. Bitburg 25-17, 25-19AOSR def. Black Forest Academy 25-20, 21-25, 25-15Vicenza def. Marymount 25-15, 25-21Aviano def. AFNORTH 25-11, 25-20Naples def. Hohenfels 25-12, 25-11Ansbach def. Schweinfurt 25-22, 25-9Bitburg def. SHAPE 25-18, 25-18AOSR def. Bahrain 25-17, 25-17BFA def. AFNORTH 25-16, 25-20Vicenza def. Hohenfels 25-15, 25-19Marymount def. SHAPE 25-16, 25-14Aviano def. Schweinfurt 22-25, 25-14, 25-14BFA def. Bahrain 25-9, 22-25, 25-9(Semifinals)Naples def. AOSR 25-22, 25-18, 25-13Ansbach def. Bitburg 25-13, 25-17, 25-21

Division III(Pool play)Sigonella def. Incirlik 25-11, 25-18Ankara def. Lajes 25-9, 25-6Brussels def. Bamberg 25-16, 25-15Menwith Hill def. Baumholder 25-6, 25-8(Quarterfinals)Rota def. Bamberg 25-5, 25-13Alconbury def. Incirlik 25-17, 25-16Sigonella def. Ankara 25-20, 25-12Menwith Hill def. Brussels 25-18, 22-25, 25-19(Semifinals)Rota def. Menwith Hill 25-17, 25-15, 25-15Sigonella def. Alconbury 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, 23-25, 15-13

BoysResults from the two-day Mediterranean Volleyball Championships

Friday's games

(Round robin play, top two teams from Friday-Saturday play in finals)Vicenza def. Naples 25-23, 25-15AOSR def. Marymount 25-23, 25-19Aviano def. Bahrain 25-12, 25-14Incirlik def. Ankara 25-8, 25-17Marymount def. Aviano 21-25, 25-14, 15-13AOSR def. Naples 25-21, 26-24Incirlik def. Bahrain 25-21, 25-11Vicenza def. Ankara 25-16, 25-16AOSR def. Aviano 23-25, 25-13, 15-6Naples def. Ankara 25-20, 25-18Marymount def. Incirlik 25-21, 25-20Vicenza def. Bahrain 25-18, 25-10Incirlik def. Aviano 18-25, 25-23, 15-11AOSR def. Ankara 25-12, 25-12Marymount def. Vicenza 19-25, 25-18, 15-13Naples def. Bahrain 22-25, 25-18, 15-12AOSR def. Incirlik 23-25, 25-12, 15-11Bahrain def. Ankara 25-16, 25-21Aviano def. Vicenza 255-17, 24-26, 15-13Marymount def. Naples 25-14, 25-17

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