The Olentangy Liberty High School boys volleyball team opened the Division I East Region tournament with a 25-22, 18-25, 25-4, 25-15 win over Thomas Worthington on May 11 at Hilliard Davidson.
The Patriots were 8-9 overall before playing Dublin Coffman in a regional semifinal May 15 at Pickerington North. The winner faces Hilliard Darby or Pickerington Central in a regional final Saturday, May 18, at Davidson.
The regional champion advances to a state quarterfinal May 25 at Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit.
Last season, Liberty reached a regional final before losing to top-seeded Darby 25-23, 25-16, 25-17.
The Patriots finished 6-6 in the OCC-Cardinal Division.
Braves ousted from regional tourney
Olentangy opened the Division II East Region tournament May 11 with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 loss to Watterson.
The Braves finished 8-13 overall and 4-6 in the OCC-Capital.