Congratulations to the Liberty and Lebanon Trail volleyball teams on advancing to the 5A Region II quarterfinals with victories on Thursday night. Each team won in straight sets -- Liberty over Carrollton R.L. Turner by a score of 25-6, 25-14, 25-12 and Lebanon Trail over Woodrow Wilson by a score of 25-14, 25-17, 25-7.
Congratulations also to the Wakeland volleyball team, which had a great season and lost Thursday in a very tight match against Highland Park. The Wolverines, who made the playoffs for the sixth straight year, lost to Highland Park in five sets: 23-25, 25-17, 18-25, 25-18, 17-15.
Liberty, No. 8 in the 5A state rankings, will play top-ranked Lovejoy in the next round. Lebanon Trail will play Highland Park. Results of area matches are below, along with the matchups for the 5A Region II quarterfinals.
-- 5A REGION II QUARTERFINALS --
Liberty v. Lovejoy, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney Boyd HS
Lebanon Trail v. Highland Park, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson Berkner HS
-- AREA ROUND --
Liberty d. Carrollton R.L. Turner, 25-6, 25-14, 25-12
Lebanon Trail d. Woodrow Wilson, 25-14, 25-17, 25-7
Wakeland lost to Highland Park, 23-25, 25-17, 18-25, 25-18, 17-15
-- BI-DISTRICT ROUND --
Liberty d. Princeton, 25-16, 25-5, 25-10
Lebanon Trail d. Wylie East, 25-15, 25-10, 24-26, 25-11
Wakeland d. McKinney North, 25-21, 25-19, 25-17
Centennial lost to Lovejoy, 25-15, 25-11, 25-22