MELISSA — Caroline Kasson had 20 kills, eight digs and three aces as the Melissa Lady Cardinals defeated Fort Worth Western Hills, 25-11, 25-12, 25-10, in a Class 4A Region II area round match at Melissa Middle School on Thursday night.
Susan Blake added eight kills, six digs and five aces, KG Matthews put down eight kills, Charley Lane totaled 16 assists, four kills and three digs, Sophia Davis handed out 23 assists and Chelsea George collected 12 digs for Melissa (35-11), which will face district rival Celina in the region quarterfinals at 7 p.m. on Monday at Frisco Independence.
Celina def. Benbrook 3-0
COPPELL — The Celina Lady Bobcats earned a 25-20, 25-12, 25-14 victory for Fort Worth Benbrook in a Class 4A Region II area round match at Coppell on Thursday night.
Celina will take on district rival Melissa in the region quarterfinals at 7 p.m. on Monday at Frisco Independence..
It is the first region quarterfinal appearance for the Lady Bobcats in three years.
Class 3A Region II
Van Alstyne def. Grand Saline 3-1
SUNNYVALE — Valerie Young had 11 kills and 19 digs as Van Alstyne picked up a 25-13, 25-17, 16-25, 25-23 victory against Grand Saline in a Class 3A Region II area round match at Sunnyvale on Thursday night.
Jenna Leinart put down 11 kills, Micah Welch totaled 10 kills and 15 digs, Liz Purser chipped in eight kills, Sydney Ingram finished with seven kills and six digs, Lindi Boling collected 36 digs and Sydney Sullivan contributed 19 digs for Van Alstyne (33-6), which will face the winner of the Callisburg-Quitman match, which is on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Princeton, in the region quarterfinals next week. It is the first time the Lady Panthers made the third round in three seasons.
Gunter def. Emory Rains 3-0
GREENVILLE — Beth Gilbreath had 14 kills, 12 digs and a pair of aces as Gunter defeated Emory Rains, 25-9, 25-16, 25-18, in a Class 3A Region II area round match at Greenville on Thursday night.
Shae Pruiett put down 13 kills and Jacee Childers handed out 41 assists to go with 14 digs for Gunter (28-15), which will face district rival Gunter in the region quarterfinals next week.
Class 2A Region II
Collinsville def. Poolville 3-0
DENTON — The Collinsville Lady Pirates rolled into the third round with a 25-19, 25-14, 25-17 victory against Poolville in a Class 2A Region II area round match at the University of North Texas on Thursday night.
Collinsville (32-10) will face Windthorst in the region quarterfinals next week.
Archer City def. Tioga 3-1
PARADISE — The Tioga Lady Bulldogs were eliminated from the playoffs as Archer City earned a 25-16, 20-25, 25-14, 25-15 victory in a Class 2A Region II area round match at Paradise on Thursday night.
Archer City will face either Lindsay or Petrolia in the region quarterfinals next week.
Class 1A Region II
Dodd City def. Gold-burg 3-0
GAINESVILLE — The Dodd City Lady Hornets defeated Gold-burg in a Class 1A Region II area round match at North Central Texas College on Thursday night.
Dodd City (20-11) will face Bryson in the region quarterfinals at 6 p.m. on Monday at Lindsay.