The 10th-seeded Tallmadge volleyball team earned a berth in the Division II district semifinals after posting a 25-19, 26-28, 25-16, 25-16 victory over second-seeded Norton Oct. 19 at Tallmadge High School James O. Maddox Court.
Rachel Gardella had 15 kills and 14 digs and Jessica Herman had 15 digs, eight kills and four aces for the Lady Blue Devils (7-17). Jenna Stralka added seven kills and Karly Helmuth finished with 29 assists for Tallmadge.
The Lady Blue Devils, the reigning Tallmadge district champions, are scheduled to play fifth-seeded Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m.
For more, see the Oct. 27 edition of the Tallmadge Express.