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Berwick showed it was ready for the start of its District 2-4 Class 3A Subregional girls volleyball title defense with a 25-5 opening set Thursday night.

The Wyoming Valley Conference champion Lady Bulldogs remained undefeated by completing the sweep of visiting Nanticoke, taking the last two sets, 25-11, 25-17.

Sarah Steeber had 11 service points, 8 kills and 2 aces in the victory.

Morgan Nevel had 10 digs, 9 points and 3 aces. Camille Pinterich had 10 digs, 10 points, 4 assists and 3 aces. Claire Reira-Gomez added six points, three kills and an ace.

Berwick is 18-0 and, as the top seed, hosts Monday’s semifinal doubleheader.

North Pocono (18-4) and Dallas (14-4) will meet in the 5 p.m. opener. Berwick will take on Pittston Area (13-6) a half hour after the completion of the first match.

Pittston Area landed its spot against Berwick by defeating visiting Crestwood, 25-17, 25-15, 26-24.

Jess Ostrowski had 22 assists and 7 service points in the win.

Tyra Winters served 14 points, Maura Mihalka 11 and Emma Rinaldi 8.

Rinaldi also had a team-high nine kills. Mihalka had 10 digs and Winters 7.

North Pocono bounced back from its loss to Blue Ridge in Monday’s Lackawanna League Division 1 championship match to defeat District 4’s Shamokin, 25-15, 25-17, 25-15.

The only match that was not a sweep was Dallas recovering from dropping the first set to defeat Tunkhannock, 24-26, 25-12, 25-21, 25-17.

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