WHEELING - Madonna and Magnolia pulled off straight-sets victories to advance to Thursday's W.Va. Class A, Region One, Section One Final.
Madonna secured two tight sets, winning 30-28 and 29-27 before finishing it off with a more conventional 25-17 score in its victory against Bishop Donahue.
Emily Pietranton had 13 points to lead the way, while Chloe Connor had nine and Gabrielle Sellitti eight.
Magnolia rolled to a victory against Central, 25-18, 25-16, 25-9, behind Grave Berisford's 20 points. Taylor Ludewig and Cierra Folwer added 15, Bailey Estep 30 assists and Kelsi Chapman 12 points.
Mallory Chapman had 11 points, three blocks, eight digs and 11 kills. She recorded her 1,000th kill in the match.
Madonna and Magnolia will meet Thursday in the section championship at 6 p.m. at Wheeling Central.
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