LEOPOLD - A strong effort on receiving serves helped Forest Park defeat Perry Central 26-24, 25-9, 25-18 in Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday.
Perry Central was able to get only one ace serve, by Kyla Edwards, to the floor against the Rangers.
Perry Central had an excellent serving percentage. Hilarie Hahus went 11 for 11, Jessica Huber 8 for 8, Tessa Lynch 7 for 7, and Edwards 9 for 10.
The Commodores also had one of their best blocking matches. Megan Hedinger made five blocks, Molly Harth three, and Huber two.