Needing a win in their regular season finale to clinch a home playoff game, the Bishop Lynch Friars took care of business Thursday, besting rival Ursuline to secure the district's second seed and a home date in the opening round of the postseason.
The Friars (26-11) will begin postseason play Oct. 30 at home against Midland Christian (22-12) at 6:00 pm. MCS finished third in their district, behind Liberty Christian and Trinity Christian.
The game can be seen live on the Friars' NFHS Network channel (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/bishop-lynch-high-school-dallas-tx) and advance tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite, the school's official ticketing partner (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bishop-lynch-vs-midland-christian-volleyball-playoff-game-tickets-51713823438).
The ladies prepped for their playoff match with a warmup contest Tuesday at home against Arlington Grace Prep (39-5-1). For the second time this season, Bishop Lynch earned a win against the Lions, with scores of 16-25, 25-20, 25-16, 16-25 and 15-12.
Clavenna recorded the first 20 kill-20 dig performance of her career and Blomberg added a career-high 16 kills. Green had 6 blocks, Liberty Buckholt added 6 blocks and Emma Cuneo had a career-best 12 blocks.
Broussard set a career-high with 31 digs and Elizabeth Edwards also set a new career mark with 18 assists. Galicia led with 29 assists, matching her best total of the season.