Irish volleyball wins in first round of sections, advances to play Jefferson tonight.
The Rosemount varsity volleyball team swept Simley 3-0 this week to advance to the quarterfinals in the Class 3A, Section 3 tournament.
The Irish continued their season with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-13 win at home on Wednesday against the Spartans. The No. 7 seed Rosemount will play No. 3 seed Bloomington Jefferson tonight in Bloomington at 7 p.m.
Against No. 10 seed Simley, the Irish used a balance attack in the three-game sweep. Zoe Peterson, Elaine Warner, and Ali Fromme each had seven kills to lead Rosemount. Katie Duff had six kills. Jaclyn D'Amico had five kills, and Natalie Busher had four kills. Cassie Hansen passed out 28 assists while tallying one kill.
D'Amico and Duff each had five service aces.
Warner added six blocks. Peterson had four blocks.
Jillian Blanc led the team with eight digs.