Avon advanced to its third straight district semifinal after sweeping Westlake Oct. 21 at Midview.
The Eagles were prepared for Westlake’s notoriously big block and totaled 39 kills in the match, despite being out of system more often than they would like.
“Westlake’s a really strong team and we knew that coming in here we had to play like we’ve had games and not like we’ve been off the last week,” Avon’s Sydney Stone said. “We know they’re a really big and strong blocking team so our hitters really needed to see the hands and our defense needed to be there to cover.”
Stone had a team-high 12 kills for Avon (21-2) while Katie Sopko had nine and Gillian Romanchok seven.
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