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Out-of-Door Academy Advances to District Final

Dennis Maffezzoli - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Out-of-Door Bests Bradenton Christian 3-2.
VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP

Cardinal Mooney Mooney 3, Parrish Community 0

25-7, 25-11, 25-14

Class 3A-District 7

Top players: Cardinal Mooney, Skye Ekes 10 kills

Kara Klemeyer 18 service points, 6 aces

Mary Page 14 service points, 5 aces, 9 digs, 6 kills

Helena Hebda 26 assists 

Up next: Mooney (16-8) plays Out-of-Door Academy in the district final Thursday at Cardinal Mooney.

Out-of-Door 3, Bradenton Christian 2

30-28, 13-25, 26-24, 18-25, 17-15.

Class 3A-District 7

Top player: Out-of-Door, Senior Shelby Fulton, a Princeton University commit, 24 kills, 4 blocks, and 4 aces.  

Of note: The match took 2 hours, 17 minutes, In the fifth and final set, the Thunder immediately jumped out to a 6-2 lead. But after a Panther timeout, BCS crawled back to tie the game 9-9. After another tie at 10-10, BCS climbed to a 13-11 lead. Coach Stefanie Betz, in her seventh year at ODA, called a timeout and won the next point on a kill by junior Aaliyaa Genat (16 kills, 5 blocks). Tied at 14-14, senior Kaylen Rivers had a block to pull ahead 15-14. Tied again at 15-15, Rivers ripping an outside set down the line to pull ahead 16-15. Finally, Fulton put the final set from junior Ansley White (35 assists, 22 digs, 4 aces) for the 17th point. It was the final volleyball match in the Bradenton Christian gymnasium.

Riverview 3, North Port 0

25-17, 25-21, 25-16

Class 7A-District 15 semifinal

Top players: Riverview, Ella Pfeil 11 kills/11 digs

McKenna Flaherty 12 kills/17 digs

Maddi Walker 11 kills/16 digs

Alexa Horiuchi 36 assists 

Next match: 7 p.m. Thursday at home against Naples Gulf Coast

DeSoto County 3, Lemon Bay 2

25-19, 25-19, 20-25, 20-25, 12-15

Class 4A-District 8 semfinals

Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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