By John Lachmann
Brossart needed five games to get past Villa Madonna on Monday, and it needed two extra points to win the last one.
The Mustangs (9-5) trailed much of the final game before rallying to beat the Blue Lightning (5-5), 25-9, 23-25, 25-23, 15-25, 17-15.
Senior outside hitter Marissa Frommeyer recorded back-to-back kills late in the final game to help Brossart close the gap. She finished with a team-high 13 kills.
Sophomore setter Lindsay Leich added 30 assists and seven kills for the Mustangs.
Villa Madonna was led by senior middle hitter Ellie Stoddart, who rolled up 19 kills.
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Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.
Eighth-grader Curtis Kalbaugh improved to 7-0 on the season with a win at second singles as Ryle shut out St. Henry.
Conner coach Brad Arlinghaus set the school record for coaching wins as his Cougars beat Ryle.
Junior designated hitter Chelcey Broughton singled home two to put Simon Kenton ahead for good in a win over Grant County.
Junior shortstop Jake Whitford singled up the middle to plate the lone run in Highlands’ win over Cincinnati McNicholas.
The second doubles team rallied to win five straight games in the final set but Campbell County fell to Montgomery County, in the first of…
Newport Central Catholic advanced to the All ‘A’ state tournament for the first time since 2011 with wins over Lloyd and St. Henry.