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Brookwood's Sophia Koop

NORCROSS — Brookwood downed Parkview in a five-set match in the semifinals of the Region 7-AAAAAAA Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday.

The Broncos won by scores of 29-31, 25-23, 23-25, 25-23 and 15-13, advancing to face host Norcross in Wednesday's championship match.

Abbey Tucker dished out 53 assists and added 29 digs to lead the Broncos (28-16). Sophia Koop had 26 kills and 20 digs, Cydney Gardner recorded 22 kills and 28 digs while Ellie Rey provided 35 digs. Other contributors were Zoie Foston with 26 digs and Kendal Bailey, who had seven digs and the match-clinching ace.

Tai Ragland led the Panthers with 25 blocks while Margaret Schirm added 18 blocks. Meg Youngblood added 19 assists and 12 digs as Parkview (28-15) drops into the consolation bracket and will face Lakeside-DeKalb on Wednesday.

VOLLEYBALL

Norcross advances to finals

NORCROSS — Norcross defeated Lakeside-DeKalb in a five-set match to advance to the finals of the Region 7-AAAAAAA Tournament. The Blue Devils prevailed in a 22-25, 25-13, 22-25, 25-17, 15-5 roller coaster of a match.

Bella Murray led Norcross (37-6) with 44 assists and 14 digs. Janna Schlageter provided 22 kills and 12 digs, Claire Catterton notched 14 kills while Zia Smith added eight kills and five blocks.

Mill Creek in finals

DULUTH — Mill Creek won a pair of matches Tuesday and advanced to Wednesday's finals of the Region 6-AAAAAAA Tournament. The Hawks downed Discovery 25-6, 25-6 and Peachtree Ridge 25-21, 25-23.

North defeats Mountain View

DULUTH — North Gwinnett advanced to the Region 6-AAAAAAA Tournament finals with a 25-9, 25-9 win over Mountain View on Tuesday.

Abby Taylor led the Bulldogs (20-17) with 10 assists. Jada Screen had four kills and three aces while sister Joya Screen provided three kills and two aces. Ramey Salyer and Kayla Seymour each added three kills.

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