Webster Groves High School survived and advanced. The Statesmen, seeded first in the Class 3 Missouri State Boys Volleyball Tournament, edged eighth-seeded Westminster, 25-22, 19-25 and 25-20 in the state quarterfinals on May 15 at St. Louis University High School (SLUH).
The Statesmen (29-2-1) were to face Fort Zumwalt South in the state semifinals on May 17 at Kirkwood High School.
Fort Zumwalt South upset two-time state defending champion Vianney, 25-21 and 25-18, in another quarterfinal on May 15 at SLUH. Affton and Bishop DuBourg squared off in the other state semifinal on May 17 at Kirkwood. The two winners meet for the state championship at 6 p.m. on May 18 at Lindenwood University.