OREM, Utah – 2 seeded Mountain View took down No. 7 Skyline (20-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-23) in the quarterfinals of the 5A volleyball tournament on Thursday at Mountain View High School.
Sophomore Sydney White had 11 kills for the Bruins on .440 hitting and one ace. Senior Allyah Tokelau and Sophomore Lucy Perez added nine kills each on .429 and .321 hitting respectively. Sophomore Brielle Miller led Mountain View with four aces.
Lady Bruins did it! They advance to the Semi-Finals!!! They play tomorrow, 10:00 am, at Corner Canyon. pic.twitter.com/VdmSTaiFCf
— MVHS Bruins (@mvhsbruins) November 6, 2020
Skyline started the match with an 8-2 lead and led for the entirety of the opening set. An Aaliyah Lobendahn kill brought the Bruins within four late, but the Eagles ultimately took the first set, 25-20.
In a back and forth set, two late kills by Lucy Perez allowed Mountain View to pull away late as the Bruins won the second set by a five-point margin.
Coming off of a big set two victory, the Bruins jumped out to a five-point lead to begin set three. After trailing 20-10, Skyline came roaring back to get within six of Mountain View. The Bruins, however, prevailed for a 25-18 set three victory.
Leading 17-14 in the fourth set, Mountain View was on pace to win their third set and take the match. Skyline responded with five unanswered points to take the 19-17 advantage. Thanks to three late aces from Brielle Miller, the Bruins hung on and won the fourth set by two points, 25-23.
Mountain View now advances to the semifinals for the second consecutive season and will face 6 seeded Park City at 10 a.m. MST at Corner Canyon High School tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 6th. The winner of tomorrow’s semifinal match will face No. 1 Bountiful/No. 4 Timpview in Saturday’s championship match. Tickets can be purchased for $10 in the finance office before school on Friday. The game will be livestreamed on KSL.com.
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