Sarah Veilleux had 17 kills and 14 digs while Laura Smolinski had 28 assists as top-seeded RHAM rolled into the Class L semifinals with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-13 quarterfinal-round victory over No. 8 Fitch.
Kelsey Kirkpatrick (5 kills, 13 digs), Alicia Tripoli (6 kills, 14 digs) and Kara Trippel (17 digs) all had strong contributions for the Sachems (18-2), who took control with a 13-2 run to finish off Game 1.
RHAM, which has captured the last four Class M state titles, will faces No. 5 Farmington (17-3) in Thursday night’s semifinal nightcap doubleheader at Hartford Sports and Medical Science Academy at 7:30 p.m.
The Indians punched their ticket to the semifinals with a 4-game victory over No. 4 Guilford.
The other semifinal on Thursday night at 5 p.m. offers up an all- Eastern Connecticut Conference match- up between defending Class L state champion and No. 7 seed East Lyme (18-4) against No. 3 Woodstock Academy (19-3).
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