Homer-Center advances in volleyball playoffs

Homer-Center’s Marlee Kochman (24) and Meegan Williams (31) went up for a block against Ferndale’s Haley Berg on the opening night of the District 6 Class 1A volleyball playoffs at the HomerDome on Monday. Homer-Center, the fifth seed, advanced with a 3-0 victory to play at fourth-seeded Glendale this evening. Also in Class 1A, 11th-seeded Purchase Line upset sixth-seeded Claysburg-Kimmel, 3-2, and advanced to play at third-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle. In Class 2A, ninth-seeded Blairsville lost to eighth-seeded Penn Cambria, 3-0, and 12th-seeded United lost to fifth-seeded Penns Valley, 3-0.