Roundup: Palm Beach Gardens advances to volleyball state semifinals


Ashley Klein had 15 service points and 12 digs, leading Palm Beach Gardens to a 25-11, 25-12, 25-18 sweep of host Weston-Cypress Bay in Tuesday’s Class 9A regional final, earning the Gators their first berth in the state semifinals.

Cassie Anderson added six service points, 12 digs and three kills and Anabelle Standish contributed eight kills, two blocks and three digs for the Gators (25-1).

Palm Beach Gardens advances to Saturday’s state semifinals, where it will face the winner of Tuesday’s match between Pembroke Pines-West Broward and Miami-Southwest.

Weston-Cypress Bay finishes it season at 19-6.

Tampa-Berkeley Prep d. King’s Academy 25-15, 25-21, 25-18: The Lions (25-1) suffered their first loss of the season as the Buccaneers (28-2) earned the sweep in the Class 5A regional final in Tampa.

GIRLS SOCCER

Boca Raton 8, John I. Leonard 0: Kendra Cashion had two goals and three assists, Kayra Amaral added two goals and goalies Lara Larco and Jane Nordhagen combined for the shutout as the Bobcats (1-0) routed the Lancers in a season-opener in Boca Raton.

American Heritage 3, Seminole Ridge 0: Sarah Borer had two goals and an assist and Alexis Alarcon contributed a goal as the Stallions (1-0) shut out the Hawks in Delray Beach.

King’s Academy 5, Hobe Sound-Pine School 2: Alex Lares scored three goals and Alli Graves added a goal and an assist as the Lions (1-0) defeated the Knights in Hobe Sound.

Jupiter Christian 6, Pompano Beach-Highlands Christian 0: Megan Gioffre had three goals and an assist, Gia Vastola added two goals and Sabrina Wright earned the shutout as the Eagles (1-0) routed the Knights in Pompano Beach.

Wellington 6, Coconut Creek-North Broward Prep 0: Abigail Bryan scored three goals, and Alexa Kovi posted her first shutout of the season in the Wolverines’ victory over the Eagles.



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