GREEN BAY — Saturday was the final day of the volleyball season as gold balls were up for grabs at the Resch Center.
The No.1 Xavier Hawks easily swept No. 3 McFarland (25-17, 25-13, 25-10) to win their second straight Division 2 state title.
Junior Madison Daley led the Hawks with 10 kills.
In rematch of last year's title game, No. 1 Howards Grove came up just short of winning their fifth straight title as they lost a five-set thriller to No. 2 St. Croix Falls (17-25, 25-23, 25-18, 24-26, 15-13).
Olivia Baierl finished with a game-high 28 kills for the Tigers. Kelsey Cooper also had 28 kills for the Saints.