Amarillo and Westlake advanced to the Duncanville semifinals Saturday morning but it was far from easy.
With All-Texas setter Caylin Mahoney and middle Whitney Little leading the charge, Keller Central took Westlake to three and it was tied at 21-21 before Ella
Praisner sparked a 4-0 Westlake finish to take the match 21-25, 25-21, 25-21.
Amarillo and Marcus also went three and it was tied at 24 in the third before Amarillo closed out the 25-16, 28-25, 26-24 win.
Clear Creek also needed three to advance, but held on against a good looking El Paso Franklin team 27-25, 25-18, 25-20.
The semifinals, which start at 11, feature Amarillo vs. Richardson Pearce and Clear Creek vs. Westlake.