Flowery Branch seniors Ashlyn Browning and Brianna Moore each had pivotal kills in the deciding third set en route to a win against Chestatee (15-25, 25-18, 16-14) in the semifinal round of the Area 8-4A tournament Saturday at Jefferson.
Lady Falcons juniors Emma Wittman and Lyza Thigpen played a big role in securing the win.
To make it into the semifinals, Flowery Branch beat Madison County in two sets and then North Oconee (25-18, 21-25, 15-9).
After falling to Jefferson in the finals, Flowery Branch will open with a home playoff match against Druid Hills on Wednesday.
Cherokee Bluff vs. Redan
North Hall vs. Westminster
Flowery Branch vs. Druid Hills
Chestatee at Arabia Mountain