PACELLI VOLLEYBALL TOPS NORTHLAND LUTHERAN IN DIVISION 4 REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL


The Pacelli volleyball team. (Zaleski Sports photo)

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STEVENS POINT – The Pacelli Catholic volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over Northland Lutheran in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday at Pacelli High School.


The fourth-seeded Cardinals won 25-18, 25-12, 25-9, to advance to a regional semifinal at home against No. 5 seed Wausau Newman Catholic at 7 p.m. Thursday. Newman swept Rosholt 3-0 on Tuesday.


Claire Sobczak had 17 assists, Casey Vaughn had 10 kills and 19 digs, and Kylie Struble had 13 digs and five service aces to lead Pacelli.


Grace Auer and Laine Ilkka each had six kills, and Emma Reinke added 13 digs as well for the Cardinals.