The Menchville High girls volleyball team outlasted Churchland 22-25, 25-17, 25-10, 21-25, 15-9 Tuesday in the Eastern Region quarterfinals at First Colonial, giving the Peninsula District a rare achievement: two teams in the semis.
Both will be big underdogs in the semis. Menchville will face Kellam, and Kecoughtan -- which came from two sets down to upend Granby on Monday -- will take on Ocean Lakes.
Virginia Independent Schools:
In a Division III quarterfinal,
The second-seeded Warriors will play No. 3 North Cross of Roanoke in a semifinal Friday at Steward School in Richmond. ...
In the Division II quarterfinals, top-seeded
HRA handled Seton of
Sixth-seeded HRA won in penalty strokes at No. 3 North Cross in
HRA outscored North Cross 4-3 in the shootout, which went to a sudden-victory situation. Elise Ferguson was the winning goalie. ...
Chancellor beat 2011 state runner-up Grafton 2-1 in a state Group A/AA quarterfinal at the National Training Center in Virginia Beach.
The Region I runner-up Chargers earned the right to face
The second semifinal, at 1 p.m. Friday, will pit four-time defending champion Tabb against Fauquier, which beat Region A winner Northampton -- the only Group A team in the field of six -- 2-0.