Posted On: 11/5/19 9:47 AM

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Francis Howell Central, Lafayette, Liberty & Nixa punched their ticket to the Final Four in Class 4 and there were some standout performances along the way.

All four teams will square off in a round-robin format on Friday with the top two teams facing each other in the title game on Saturday in Cape Girardeau. A third-place game will take place on Saturday, as well.

Who Stood Out:

Middleton

Entire Liberty Roster

Liberty first defeated Lee’s Summit West, then proceeded to slay the St. Teresa dragon on Saturday.  It is the first time St. Teresa’s has not reached the Final Four since the 2013-2014 season. The Blue Jays collectively had 73 digs in the 3-set match. Seniors Emily Glaser and Elizabeth Stepp were simply not ready for their high school careers to end – and it showed as each had 17 digs in the match.

 It was truly a team effort as junior Bailee Middleton (11 kills), sophomore Madison Corf (9 kills) and freshman Brooklyn Young (7 kills) all had the offense humming for Liberty.  Middleton was on her game defensively, as well, with 17 digs. Look for

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