BRENTWOOD The Pope John Paul II High volleyball team ended its season with a three-game loss at Brentwood Academy in the first round of the Division II-Class AA state playoffs on Tuesday evening.
PJP II was the No. 6 seed from the Division II-Class AA East/Middle Region, while the Lady Eagles were the No. 5 seeds. Brentwood Academy advanced to play a quarterfinal match at Briarcrest Christian School for a berth in the four-team Division II-Class AA State Tournament.
The Lady Knights suffered a five-game loss to visiting Brentwood Academy on Sept. 15 and then captured a four-game win when the two teams met at Brentwood Academy on Oct. 1.
On Tuesday, PJP II senior Madison Farris and junior Alayna Maslinski finished with six kills each, while seniors Macy Hanson and Callie Ryan collected a team-high 12 digs each. Senior Emily Galluzzi had seven digs.
Maslinski paced the Lady Knights (27-15) with 11 assists, while classmate Savannah Brown finished with 10.
Maslinski also served two aces in the match.
The Lady Knights lose seven seniors to graduation – Galluzzi, Brown, Hanson, Ryan, Madison Farris, Catherine Bagwell, and Windee Johnson.