Williamson to face Marion Catholic in State semi-finals
The Williamson Warriors will continue their trek in the PIAA Class A volleyball playoffs today.
This time, they will face Marian Catholic in the state semi-finals.
Team: Marian Catholic
Key players: Marykate Sherkness, OH; Nikki Collevechio, libero; Gracy Boyer, OH; Abby O'Donnell, S; Sophie Myers, MH; Emily Pilla, OH/RS; Abby Stankiewitch, MH
Skerness is the school's all-time kills leader with 1,618 while O'Donnell has more than 1,600 assists as a sophomore.
How they got here: Won the Schuykill League Division IV title with a perfect 13-0 record. Defeated 5-time District 11 champion Nativity in District 11 semi-finals, then beat Tri-Valley in finals. Defeated District II champion Dunmore 3-0 in first round of states, then beat District I champion Country Day Sacred Heart 3-0 in state quarterfinals.
Key players: Kim Daugherty, Whitney Hurlburt, Lindsea Jones, Brittany Haight, McKenna Greenwalt, Amber Fitzmartin, Jenna Hugic, Lori Horton, Sierra Magnotta.
How they got here: Won NTL West and District IV titles. Defeated Halifax 3-1 in the first round then defeated Bishop Carroll 3-1 in the quarterfinals. The Warriors have yet to be pushed to a fifth game this season.
Where: Shamokin High School
When: 7 p.m.