The VHSL State Volleyball playoffs have a couple of usual suspects in the driver's seat as we head to Richmond. In the #A Western bracket...2012 state runnerup Hidden Valley won its half of the state with a 3-0 whitewash of crosstown rival Northside. The final scores, 25-22, 10 and 19. Both teams advance to the state final 4. In the 1A West bracket, the defending state champion Auburn Eagles rolled to a 3-1 win over Galax to win their bracket as well.
In the 4A and 2A brackets, both Salem and Glenvar were ousted one win from a trip to Richmond. Salem was defeated by the James Wood Colonels 3-1, while Glenvar was blanked by John Battle 3-0.