Here is the breakdown of the area teams playing in tonight’s region semifinals. The winners advance to Tuesday’s region finals.
Tonight’s Area Region Semifinal Matches
No. 4 Robinson (8-12) at No. 1 Academy of the Holy Names (16-11), 7
This is a rematch of last week’s 4A-10 district final that the Jaguars won via a sweep. That extended Academy of the Holy Names’ current win streak to five matches. The Jaguars have not dropped a set during that stretch. The Knights, meanwhile, have won two of their last three matches.
|Category||Robinson||Academy of the Holy Names|
|Kills||Emmery Capra, 186||Sophia Puleo, 265|
|Blocks||Alexandra Clay, 17||Heidi Crouse, 50|
|Aces||Haidyn Spano, 36||Avery Wehling 29|
|Digs||Haidyn Spano, 305||Rafaela Rodriguez, 271|
|Assists||Keira Logan, 358||Caroline Arnold, 601|
No. 3 Berkeley Prep (19-6) at No. 2 Calvary Christian (24-4), 6
This is the fourth meeting between the teams. The host Warriors won the first one before the Buccaneers came back to win the last two, including a four-set victory in last week’s 3A-10 district title match. That snapped Calvary Christian’s 14-match win streak at home.
|Category||Berkeley Prep||Calvary Christian|
|Kills||Hannah Hankerson, 268||Emarie Straw, 221|
|Blocks||Maya Gray, 36||Connore Siler-Nixon, 46|
|Aces||Hannah Hankerson, 45||Taylor Parks, 39|
|Digs||Lily Hayes, 416||Ava Bonin, 310|
|Assists||Jenna Boggs, 485||Taylor Parks, 510|
No. 4 Sarasota Cardinal Mooney (21-7) at No. 1 Carrollwood Day (27-2), 7
The Patriots, who are ranked first in the class and second overall in the state by MaxPreps, enter on a 10-match win streak. The Cougars, winners of three straight matches, are capable of pulling off the upset. After all, they knocked off 2021 state champion Calvary Christian in last year’s region semifinals.
|Category||Cardinal Mooney||Carrollwood Day|
|Kills||Riley Greene, 275||Lydia Chinchar 469|
|Blocks||Riley Greene, 76||Lydia Chinchar, 54|
|Aces||Riley Greene, 54||Naomi Chinchar, 36|
|Digs||Katie Powers, 376||Mattea Casale, 283|
|Assists||Helena Hebda, 422||Naomi Chinchar, 778|
No. 6 Marco Island Academy (21-6) at No. 2 Keswick Christian (24-5), 7
The Crusaders, ranked fourth in the class by MaxPreps, are one step away from returning to the region final. To get there, they have to get past the Rays, who have won five of their past six matches.
|Category||Marco Island Academy||Keswick Christian|
|Kills||Medney Garraux, 356||Camille Holloway, 394|
|Blocks||Rylee Howard, 42||Camille Holloway, 33|
|Aces||Madison Stolinas, 93||Isabelle Brenes-laroche, 50|
|Digs||Sophia Ogdin, 241||Candice Holloway, 239|
|Assists||Madison Stolinas, 696||Hannah Jantomaso, 745|