The Milford High School girls volleyball team needed all five games to take care of Laconia Thursday in the Division II girls volleyball preliminary round.
The No. 4 Spartans won 25-21, 25-14, 15-25, 14-25, 15-7 to knock off the No. 13 Sachems and advance to the quarterfinals, where they’ll face No. 5 St. Thomas at home on Saturday at 6 p.m. Laura Cannon and Bri Leonard both played well for Milford (14-3).
St. Thomas advanced by sweeping No. 12 Souhegan, 25-11, 25-13, 25-15. Lauren Cordts and Isabella Stoupis turned in solid matches for the Sabers (7-10).
In Division III action, No. 7 Wilton-Lyndeborough fell to No. 10 Fall Mountain 3-2.