By John Lachmann
Campbell County won the District 37 championship on Thursday, beating Scott in four games, 22-25, 27-25, 25-15, 26-24.
Junior Emily Rich notched 12 kills and junior Kirby Seiter added 10 to pace the Camels.
Junior Haley Cundiff led Campbell County (19-14) in digs with 28, and senior Dixie Schultz chipped in 22 digs.
Camels senior Kaelynn Webb served for four aces.
Sophomore outside hitter Jessica Tapp paced the Eagles (25-12) with 17 kills and 22 digs, junior setter Jenna Trimpe had 44 assists and eight digs and eighth-grader Kelly Franxman added 12 kills.
Seiter, Schultz and Rich were named to the all-tournament team from the Camels, and Tapp and Trimpe made that team from Scott.
DIXIE EDGES VILLA – Junior libero Caitlyn Watt tallied 23 digs as Dixie Heights (13-23) beat Villa Madonna (17-8) in five games, 25-22, 13-25, 25-21, 16-25, 15-7 in a District 34 semifinal.
Seventh-grade outside hitter Leah Metzger and freshman outside hitter Terrin Long added 12 kills each for the Colonels, who will face St. Henry in the district final at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
ST. HENRY SINKS LUDLOW – Sophomore middle hitter Janelle Tobler led the Crusaders (24-11) to a 25-11, 25-5, 25-11 win over Ludlow (22-10) in a District 34 semifinal with 12 kills.
Junior setter Kendyll Kraus dished for 19 assists and served for four aces as St. Henry advanced to the district final vs. Dixie Heights.
That match will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
SIMON KENTON WINS DISTRICT 32 – Junior outside hitter Rachael Figgins finished with nine kills as Simon Kenton (27-8) defeated Walton-Verona (20-17), 25-4, 25-10, 25-6 in the District 32 final.
Senior setter Sophie Dunn dished for 33 assists, and junior outside hitter Ellie Smith served for six aces for the Pioneers.
Dunn and senior Kelsey Schmiade were named to the all-tournament team from Simon Kenton, and Figgins was the most valuable player.
NEWCATH BLANKS HIGHLANDS – Freshman outside hitter racked up 10 kills and three blocks as Newport Central Catholic (14-14) defeated Highlands (13-22), 25-6, 25-19, 25-17 in the District 36 final.
Senior setter Alyssa Maier dished for 26 assists and added three kills, and junior middle hitter Kayaira Lankheit chipped in seven kills and four blocks for the Thoroughbreds.
McDonald and Lankheit were named to the all-tournament team, and Maier was the most valuable player.
Also named to the all-tournament team were Jessica Ginter (Highlands), Kaitlin Hall (Highlands), Morgan Kubala (Dayton), Jackie Sexton (Bellevue) and Raven Rice (Newport).
NOTRE DAME ROLLS PAST LATIN – Notre Dame (19-6) lost just eight points in three games as the Pandas beat Covington Latin (6-15), 25-1, 25-2, 25-5 in a District 35 semifinal.
Notre Dame will face Beechwood in the district championship match at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
BEECHWOOD GETS PAST HOLY CROSS – Beechwood (15-8) needed four games to beat Holy Cross (12-18), 23-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-20 in a District 35 semifinal.
The Tigers will play Notre Dame in the district final at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
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