Freshman Anna Quinn had 11 kills Saturday afternoon to lead District 11 champion Allentown Central Catholic past Holy Redeemer, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22, in a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 2A girls volleyball state quarterfinal.
Holy Redeemer was the last District 2 team still in action this season after winning Tuesday’s state first-round match on the road at Wyalusing Valley.
Maren McGuire had 34 assists and 7 digs for the Vikettes, who led throughout most of the match.
Allentown Central Catholic opened an 18-6 lead in the first set before Holy Redeemer made the match more competitive from there.
The Vikettes scored five of the last six points in the second set coming out of a timeout.
Holy Redeemer then jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the third set.
Allentown Central Catholic moved in front with seven of the next nine points, then carried a slim lead through most of the remainder of the set.
The VIkettes used their only timeout of the day while clinging to a 19-18 lead, then closed it out from there.
Kaylee Gryboski had 12 kills and 4 blocks to lead Holy Redeemer.
Eva Szura had six kills, four digs and three service points. Olivia Bilbow had eight points and two kills. Megan Albrecht contributed three kills along with a block, a dig and an assist.
PHOTO CREDIT: Kaylee Gryboski (13) from Holy Redeemer in action last week against Lake-Lehman in the District 2 championship match. (Tim Drewes Photo)