Bree Zellers was nearly unstoppable, collecting a team-high 15 kills as the Holliday Lady Eagles upset No. 9 Brownfield in a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-20, 25-22) on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Jim Ned High School in Tuscola.
“Bree was on-fire,” Holliday head coach Wendy Parker said. “She missed a few serves, but as far as everything else, she was lights out.”
The No. 7 Lady Eagles (24-4) meet top-ranked Bushland (27-2) in the regional finals on Saturday, Nov. 14, in Childress at 5:30.
The Holliday Lady Eagles got all they could handle from Wall in the Region I-3A Area round of the postseason, surviving an early scare to claim a 3-1 (17-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-19) victory to punch their ticket to the regional quarterfinals.
Holliday (22-4) meets Peaster (20-4) in Jacksboro on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. The District 8-3A champion Greyhounds are coming off a pair of 3-0 sweeps against Bowie and Crane in the first two rounds, respectively, to set up the showdown with the Lady Eagles.
A slow start cost Archer City a set in their bi-district win over Alvord. The Lady Cats did not make that mistake a second time, racing out to a commanding lead before blowing away an overmatched Bosqueville team, 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-8), in the Region II-2A area round of the playoffs.
Archer City (19-4) meets No. 6 Poolville in the regional quarterfinals. First serve is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Graham.