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Leader Times roundup: Volleyball trio finishes section play perfect

| Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 11:21 p.m.
Highlands' Riley Warchol (5) and Sara Holsing (26) fail to stop a block a spike by Freeport's Hannah Mason during the volleyball game at Highlands High School on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.
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Highlands' Riley Warchol (5) and Sara Holsing (26) fail to stop a block a spike by Freeport's Hannah Mason during the volleyball game at Highlands High School on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.
Highlands' Kristen Casella (middle) attempts to spike over Freeport's Katie Zingaro (21) and Maggie Ward on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Highlands.
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Highlands' Kristen Casella (middle) attempts to spike over Freeport's Katie Zingaro (21) and Maggie Ward on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Highlands.
Armstrong players celebrate during a match against Fox Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Armstrong.
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Armstrong players celebrate during a match against Fox Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Armstrong.

A trio of Armstrong County girls volleyball teams capped off undefeated regular seasons with victories in their final section matches Thursday night.

Justyne Lasher tallied a match-high 16 kills and added six service points as Section 4-AAA champion Armstrong defeated Fox Chapel, 3-1.

Kenzie Lasher added 14 kills for the No. 5 River Hawks (14-0, 14-0).

Class AA No. 3 West Shamokin finished its perfect regular season with a 3-0 victory over Section 3-AA opponent Indiana.

Andrea Orlosky led the Wolves (10-0, 10-0) with eight kills, and Olivia Fusaro added seven.

The No. 1 team in Class AA, Freeport (14-1, 12-0), completed an undefeated section season with a 3-0 sweep of Section 4-AA opponent Highlands (0-12, 0-12).

Armstrong, West Shamokin and Freeport will find out their playoff seeding when the WPIAL releases brackets Monday.

Soccer

District 9 playoff bracketsreleased — After a strong regular season, the Karns City girls soccer team will begin the District 9 playoffs as the No. 1 seed in Class A.

The Gremlins (14-1) received a bye for the quarterfinals in the bracket. No. 4 Redbank Valley (13-3) will host Port Allegany (8-8-1) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the winner facing Karns City in the semifinals.

The Karns City boys (14-1) earned the No. 2 seed and will host Clarion-Limestone in a quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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