Palo Verde dominated league rival Faith Lutheran for a 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 victory on Friday night.
Gorman used its dominant front line to down the Cougars, 25-15, 25-19, 25-15. The Gaels’ march continues at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Southern Regional final.
Faith Lutheran needed only 75 minutes to down Rancho 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 in the Class 4A Mountain Region semifinals at Eldorado.
The host Cougars, trailing 12-8 in the decisive fifth set, rattled off seven consecutive points and eked out a 20-25, 25-21, 15-25, 25-17, 15-12 victory over the Trailblazers. Coronado advanced to the Desert Region championship against Bishop Gorman.
Kamry Bailey had 13 kills and 10 digs on Thursday to lead Boulder City’s girls volleyball team to a 25-12, 25-14, 25-19 sweep of host Pahrump Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region semifinals.
The Wildcats (25-9) utilized those basic skills to clinch a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 win over Cimarron-Memorial at Palo Verde in Mountain Region tournament quarterfinal play.
The suddenly hot Liberty Patriots won for the third consecutive time, avenging a regular-season loss in the process with a 25-20, 13-25, 25-18, 25-18 victory over Desert Oasis in a Sunset Region quarterfinal at Bishop Gorman.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Oct. 22-27.
Brooklyn Slater had 12 kills on Tuesday to lead Liberty’s girls volleyball team to a 19-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19, 15-9 road victory over Green Valley in the Desert Region tournament.
Arabic McLaurin had 10 aces and 20 assists, and Laurin Carlton had seven aces and 18 digs as Cheyenne’s girls volleyball team knocked off visiting Eldorado in the Mountain Region tournament Monday, 25-9, 25-17, 25-19.