Volleyball: Class 6A region quarterfinal preview — Oct. 25, 2023

Here is the breakdown of the area teams playing in tonight’s region quarterfinals. The winners advance to Saturday’s region semifinals.

Tonight’s Area Region Quarterfinal Matches

Region 3
No. 4 Wharton (16-10) at No. 5 Fort Myers (19-8), 7

The Wildcats had an eight-match win streak snapped with a loss to Bloomingdale in last week’s Class 6A, District 10 final. After going though 2-5 stretch earlier this month, the host Green Wave have turned things around by winning their last three matches.

Stat leaders
CategoryWhartonFort Myers
KillsAmia Kennerdy, 198Ashlee Tenkley, 219
BlocksPaige Boyd, 45Gabby Dwyer, 29
AcesPaige Boyd, 41Gabby Dwyer, 63
DigsKali Schmidt, 108Ashlee Tenkley, 203
AssistsDanielle Galfond, 478Erin McDowell, 290

No. 7 Mitchell (20-7) at No. 2 Bloomingdale (16-6), 7

The Mustangs are looking for some consistency after going 2-2 in their last four matches. The Bulls are playing lately, winning six of its last seven matches, the lone loss coming in five sets to Wharton.

Stat leaders
KillsTaryn Newton, 336Elaina Fischer, 164
BlocksTaryn Newton, 46Elaina Fischer, 73
AcesJaylie Trautner, 50Alexia Goderich, 56
DigsCaragh McMorrow, 186Taylor Martin, 139
AssistsJaylie Trautner, 443Camila De jesus, 302

No. 6 Wiregrass Ranch (14-8) at No. 3 Sunlake (16-8), 7

This is a rematch from a meeting the host Seahawks won via a sweep in August. Sunlake enters on a six-match win streak, while the Bulls are 3-3 in their last six matches.

Stat leaders
CategoryWiregrass RanchSunlake
KillsKaelyn Plate, 123Amelia Snider, 261
BlocksKamryn Hill, 46Zayda Thomas, 30
AcesLuiza Valladares, 43Sofia Sierra, 45
DigsMarisabel Monserrate, 249Vanessa Sierra, 279
AssistsAva Spearin, 510Sofia Sierra, 333