HILLSBORO — Top-ranked Ridgeview will play for the Class 5A volleyball state championship for the second straight year after defeating No. 4 Corvallis 3-1 (25-13, 25-12, 27-29, 25-22) in a semifinal match Friday night at Liberty High School.
The No. 1 Ravens will take on No. 2 Wilsonville, which defeated No. 3 West Albany in five sets in the other semifinal on Friday. The 5A final is set for 6 p.m. Saturday.
“We showed a lot of mental toughness,” said Ridgeview coach Randi Viggiano. “We came out strong with a lot of energy, and took control of the match.”
Rylee Troutman led the Ravens with 27 kills and two aces, and Susanna Bailey added 13 kills. Nicole Bossemeyer had seven kills and two block kills, and Allicitie Frost finished with 24 assists and six aces for Ridgeview.
Corvallis defeated Ridgeview in last year’s 5A state championship match.
Earlier Friday in the quarterfinals, Ridgeview defeated No. 9 La Salle Prep 3-0 (25-6, 25-17, 25-19) to advance to the semifinals against Corvallis.
In other action Friday:
Jesuit 3, Summit 0: HILLSBORO — No. 1 Jesuit beat No. 8 Summit in straight sets in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A state tournament. “I thought we came out ready to play and fought really hard,” Summit coach Jill Waskom said. “It’s really hard to beat the No. 1 team at 8 a.m.” The Crusaders controlled the first set, winning 25-17. The second set was tied 22-22 before Jesuit won the next three points. Jesuit advanced to the semifinals with a 25-18 win in the third set. Harper Justema had nine kills while going 13-for-13 on serves for Summit. Setter Kate Doorn had six kills, while Sophie Matlock had 16 digs and was a perfect 12-of-12 on service attempts for the Storm. Alyssa Ignacio had 10 digs. Summit will face Sheldon in the consolation round Saturday, again at 8 a.m.
Corvallis 3, Crook County 1: HILLSBORO — The No. 5 Cowgirls fell to the No. 4 Spartans in a quarterfinal match, 18-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-19. Corvallis then fell to Ridgeview 3-1 in a semifinal match late Friday. Crook County will take on No. 9 La Salle Prep in a consolation match at 10 a.m. Saturday. Kenna Woodward led Crook County with 11 kills, and Lily Cooper added seven kills. Kacie Stafford finished with 38 digs for the Cowgirls.
Philomath 3, Sisters 1: FOREST GROVE — The No. 2 Outlaws lost to No. 10 Philomath, 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, 25-22, in the Class 4A quarterfinals at Forest Grove High School. Philomath advanced to the semifinals, where it lost to Sweet Home 3-0. Sisters will play No. 6 Hidden Valley in a consolation match at 8 a.m. Saturday.