Freeport and Indiana set for volleyball final
No. 2 Freeport (17-1) vs. No. 1 Indiana (19-0)
4:15 p.m. Saturday
Chartiers Valley High School
Quick sets: The Yellowjackets are in the WPIAL final for the fourth time in five years, but their only win came in 2010 against Indiana. ... Freeport defeated Quaker Valley, 3-0; Central Valley, 3-1; and Knoch, 3-2, to reach the championship game. ... Indiana is appearing in its second WPIAL final and will advance to states for the third time in four years. ... The Indians defeated Yough, 3-0; Elizabeth Forward, 3-0; and Hopewell, 3-2, to reach the championship game. ... Freeport senior Alexis Schrecengost and sophomore Zoe Pawlak, both all-WPIAL selections last year, combined for 31 kills against Knoch. ... Indiana has its own all-WPIAL player in outside hitter Natalie Cignetti, who came up with the big shots in the fifth set against defending champ Hopewell. ... The 2010 final between the teams went five sets, and like this year, both teams played a five-set semifinal to reach the championship.
— Matt Grubba