Varsity Volleyball · Portland advances past Springfield in district semifinals


Top-seeded Portland made quick work of Springfield on Thursday night, advancing to the District 11-AA championship in straight sets.

The first two sets were competitive. The Lady Jackets stayed with the Lady Panthers but were unable to finish. Portland won the first set 25-16 and the second 25-20.

It all fell apart for Springfield in the third set when mental errors started piling up. They were down 11-2 to start and ultimately lost the set 25-10.

Portland made the championship game once again and have plans to make it further. They have made the state championship game the last three seasons and won in 2017 and 2018.

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