Riverheads volleyball earns a return trip to state championship

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WARSAW, Va. -- The Riverheads High School volleyball team swept Rappahannock, 3-0, in the VHSL Class 1 state semifinals Tuesday evening.

The Riverheads High School volleyball team will play for the VHSL Class 1 state title Saturday.

With the victory, the Gladiators earn a spot in the VHSL Class 1 state championship match for the second consecutive season. Riverheads lost to Patrick Henry-Glade Spring in the 2018 state championship.

Riverheads will meet Auburn, who defeated Patrick Henry-Glade Spring in the other state semifinal Tuesday night, for the state title Saturday. The match is scheduled to start at 12 p.m. at Salem Civic Center.