SLIDESHOW: Flyers To Battle Rockets For State Volleyball Title

WELLESLEY – The Framingham High boys volleyball team defeated Westford Academy 3-0 Friday night, June 11, in the MIAA state semifinals at Wellesley High.

The victory earns the 21-1 team a spot in the state finals on Wednesday, June 15.

The Flyers will battle the Rockets of Needham High for the state championship title. The match is set for 7 at Concord-Carlisle High.

The Flyers are 1-1 against Needham this season. The Rockets gave Framingham its lone loss.

The Flyers, under head coach Emily Viti, defeated the Grey Ghosts of Westford Academy 25-23 in the first set, after starting out slow. The Flyers were down 7-3 to start the match.

The Flyers defeated Westford in the second set 25-15.  It was a tight set until a Westford Academy player’s frustration earned him a yellow card for kicking the ball into the stands.

The Flyer captured the third set 25-22, to earn a chance for a state title. This is the first time Framingham has made it to the state finals since 2001.

The Grey Ghosts end their season at 17-6.

Kelvin Rivera had 19 kills on Friday night. Matt Chin led the Flyers with 18 digs.


Slideshow by Cummings Photography for Framingham Source.



Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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