Red Hook, Pine Plains win, advance to sectional semis
New Paltz rallied from two sets down to force a fifth and decisive set Wednesday, but Red Hook High regrouped to earn a berth in the Section 9, Class B semifinals.
The Raiders bounced back to beat the Huguenots 25-15, 25-21, 16-25, 1325, 25-15. Red Hook plays at at top-seeded Rondout Valley in Friday’s 6 p.m. semis.
Morgan Corless (19 assists, 12 digs, four kills, four aces) and Abby Carney (four kills, four blocks, three aces, three digs, one assist) had solid all-around games and Shannon Fitzpatrick had 23 digs to anchor the defense for Red Hook.
Kelly Brinkman (19 kills, three aces, 10 digs) and Lexi Klingev (16 assists, three kills, five digs) rallied New Paltz. Pine Plains 3, Fallsburg 0
At Pine Plains, the Bombers clinched a spot in the Class C semifinals with a 25-11, 25-11, 25-18 sweep of Fallsburg. Johanna Schmidt (13 assists, seven digs), Haley Strang (10 kills, two blocks, six digs, one assist), Ashley Starzyk (six kills, three blocks, six digs) and Mackenzie Burton (11 digs, one kill) led the team. Pine Plains plays at topseeded Millbrook 6 p.m. Friday.