PITTSVILLE – The Pittsville volleyball team outlasted Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 3-1 in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday night at Pittsville High School.
The seventh-seeded Panthers won 25-17, 25-18, 20-25, 25-20, to move on to the regional semifinal at No. 2 seed Wausau Newman Catholic on Thursday at 7 p.m.
“We were really sluggish all night, but we found a way to finish,” Pittsville coach Buff Heller said. “Hopefully we gain some confidence going into Round 2.”
Julia Redmond had 16 kills and 24 digs, Maddie Carpenter added nine kills and six service aces, and Helen Durrant had 30 assists for the Panthers. Josie Buchli had a team-high 25 digs for Pittsville.