Division 2 Girls Volleyball:
The reigning Division 2 girls volleyball state champs, looked like exactly that on Friday afternoon at the Resch Center.
The No.1 Xavier Hawks swept No. 4 Rice Lake (25-15, 25-11, 25-19) to advance to the state title game on Saturday.
Junior Annika Kowalski led the Hawks with 10 kills. Senior Mariah Potter had a team high 33 assists.
The Hawks will face No. 3 McFarland Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Division 3 Girls Volleyball:
Howards Grove will have a chance at winning five-straight state titles on Saturday.
The No. 1 Tigers beat No. 4 St. Mary Catholic in three sets (25-23, 25-17, 25-19).
Senior Mallory Gozdziewski had a team high 20 kills for the Tigers, while senior Olivia Baierl finished with 17.
Howards Grove will play No. 2 St. Croix Falls in a rematch of last year's title game on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.