District 4 Volleyball: Cavalier, Grafton advance to semi-finals
PARK RIVER, ND -- Top seeded Cavalier and #4 seed Grafton advanced to the District 4 semi-finals with wins on Thursday in Park River.
Cavalier swept Midway behind Rebekah Duncan's 8 kills. Grafton outlasted North Border with a 15-8 win in game 5. Morgan Thompson had 33 assists for the Spoilers. The Eagles were led by Sammy O'Hara's 8 kills.
Midway and North Border will have to win in loser out play on Saturday afternoon to keep their seasons alive.
District 4 Volleybal in Park River
Thursday's first round
Kills - C: Rebekah Duncan 8, Hannah Hillis 6,Jeanna Sommer 5; M: Betsy Dickson 6, Erin Cawley 3, Megan McDonald 3
Assists - C: Jenna Hanson 19, Lily Ratchenski; M:Kassie Smaaladen 9
Service aces - C: Sarah Stark 3, Hillis 2; M: Cassie Bing 1
NORTH BORDER 20-19-25-26- 8
Kills - G: Sam Dravland 13, Sam Dusek 9, Lauren Kirkeby 6; NB: Sammy O'Hara 8, Brandi Lorz 7
Assists - G: Morgan Thompson 33; NB: Emily Stremick 16
Service aces - G: Dravland 8, Amber Evenson 4, Thompson 4; NB: Lorz 5
First round - Park River/Fordville-Lankin (No. 2) vs. Valley-Edinburg (No. 7), 6 p.m.; Drayton-St. Thomas (No. 3) vs. Minto (No. 6), 25 minutes following conclusion of previous match
Loser-out first round, beginning at 1 p.m.; championship semifinals, beginning at 6 p.m.
Loser-out, region-qualifier matches, beginning at 6 p.m.
Third-place match, 6 p.m.; championship, 25 minutes after conclusion of previous match