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Bi-district volleyball roundup: Plano handles Lake Highlands; Allen, Coppell and Colleyville Heritage also win
Plano d. Lake Highlands, 25-16, 25-12, 25-21: Natalie Fazio tallied eight kills, six aces and 19 digs for Plano in a 25-16, 25-12, 25-21 sweep of Lake Highlands in a 5A bi-district playoff at Wylie.
Gabby Howard added 11 kills, and Aubrey Davis had six kills and 41/2 blocks. Plano (25-13) advanced to face Sachse.
Allen d. Richardson Berkner, 25-12, 25-10, 25-15: Camryn Freiberg had nine kills and seven blocks to pace Allen past host Richardson Berkner. Chandler Atwood added nine kills and three blocks, and Lauren Moussaid racked up 10 digs.
Colleyville Heritage d. Flower Mound Marcus, 25-18, 25-8, 25-14: Second-ranked Colleyville Heritage breezed past Flower Mound Marcus at Irving MacArthur. Virginia pledge Anna Walsh had 18 kills, and Maddie Jones added 12.
Coppell d. Grapevine, 25-18, 25-20, 25-12: Two-time defending state champion Coppell improved to 41-3 with a sweep of Grapevine at Trophy Club Byron Nelson.
Lovejoy d. Mount Pleasant, 25-13, 25-7, 25-12: Top-ranked Lovejoy began its quest for a sixth consecutive state title with a sweep of Mount Pleasant at Greenville. Callie Holden notched 11 kills, and Brooke Barfield added six. Jordan Fate had 31 assists, and Lindy Leggett totaled three aces.
Frisco Centennial d. Mesquite Poteet, 25-17, 25-13, 25-19: Texas pledge Micaya White led the way with 15 kills during Frisco Centennial’s sweep of Mesquite Poteet at Sachse. Lexi MacLean added nine kills for Centennial (34-7).
Frisco d. Forney, 25-8, 25-12, 25-16: Frisco advanced to the area round with a dominating sweep of Forney at Garland Naaman Forest. Lizzie Stephens led the way with 15 kills, and Meredith Werden had 30 assists.
Highland Park d. Frisco Heritage, 25-14, 23-25, 25-12, 25-20: Highland Park stumbled in the second set but rallied for a big win against Frisco Heritage at Hebron. Eleanor Watson had a team-high 15 kills for Highland Park, and Elizabeth Gilley added 11. Lena Pierce had 46 assists, Grace Carter chipped in 24 digs.