Nighthawks going to the semifinals

Nighthawks going to the semifinals

MCHENRY, Md. – Lauren Havill had a team-high 11 kills to help the Northern Virginia Community College volleyball team to a straight set (25-15, 25-9, 25-15) quarterfinal victory over Beaver County Saturday morning in the NJCAA Region 20 Division II Tournament.

The Nighthawks take a seven-match winning streak into the D-II semifinals Sunday at 11 a.m. against Frederick or Cecil at Garrett Community College.

Behind Havill's third double-digit kill performance of the season was Star Mebane-Uriarte, who had eight kills, while Tiara Jones and Nikola Knapova smacked five kills apiece. The team, meanwhile, had 36 kills and hit .247,

Sarah Halverson led the Nighthawks in aces Saturday, as the sophomore from Annandale finished her day with a team-best four.