Leader Times roundup: Volleyball trio finishes section play perfect
A trio of Armstrong County girls volleyball teams capped off undefeated regular seasons with victories in their final section matches Thursday night.
Justyne Lasher tallied a match-high 16 kills and added six service points as Section 4-AAA champion Armstrong defeated Fox Chapel, 3-1.
Kenzie Lasher added 14 kills for the No. 5 River Hawks (14-0, 14-0).
Class AA No. 3 West Shamokin finished its perfect regular season with a 3-0 victory over Section 3-AA opponent Indiana.
Andrea Orlosky led the Wolves (10-0, 10-0) with eight kills, and Olivia Fusaro added seven.
The No. 1 team in Class AA, Freeport (14-1, 12-0), completed an undefeated section season with a 3-0 sweep of Section 4-AA opponent Highlands (0-12, 0-12).
Armstrong, West Shamokin and Freeport will find out their playoff seeding when the WPIAL releases brackets Monday.
District 9 playoff bracketsreleased — After a strong regular season, the Karns City girls soccer team will begin the District 9 playoffs as the No. 1 seed in Class A.
The Gremlins (14-1) received a bye for the quarterfinals in the bracket. No. 4 Redbank Valley (13-3) will host Port Allegany (8-8-1) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the winner facing Karns City in the semifinals.
The Karns City boys (14-1) earned the No. 2 seed and will host Clarion-Limestone in a quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Wednesday.