(Perryville) The Farmington Knights volleyball team won their 9th district title in the last 11 years as they knocked off the Perryville Pirates 3-1 in the Class 4 District 1 Championship tonight on KREI. Perryville got off to a hot start and never looked back in set one as they torched the Knights 25-14, but the Knights settled in and battled for three straight set victories and the title. Farmington started slow again in set two, but gained some momentum in the latter part of the set to take the victory.
Farmington controlled set number three and won it by four points.
Perryville led 23-21 in set number four as they tried to force a fifth, but Farmington won four straight points to get back on top for the first time since 2018.
Jade Roth was our Applebee’s of Farmington Player of the Game as she finished with 13 kills, 3 blocks and 1 service ace on the night. Head coach Haley Baker is in just her second year at the helm for the Knights and says tonight’s win was a special one.
The Farmington Knights improve to 12-12-2 and will play the winner of Windsor and Rockwood Summit on Saturday in the Class 4 Sectional round. Perryville finishes their season with a 13-14-2 record and second place finish in the Class 4 District 1 tournament.
Post Game Interview with Head Coach Haley Baker:
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