Eighteen kills from senior setter Avery Kalsu paced the Dripping Springs Tigers to a 25-12, 25-18, 25-16 area round win over the San Antonio Highlands Owls Nov. 7 at the Blossom Athletic Complex in San Antonio. The victory advances Dripping Springs to the regional quarterfinals where they faced the Boerne Champion Chargers Tuesday in Fredericksburg. The winner of that contest advances to play in the Region IV semifinal Friday at South San High in San Antonio against either Victoria West or Gregory-Portland. In the contest against San Antonio Highlands, Tiger Mackenzie Murray finished with ten kills and four aces and 22 total digs. Senior setter Sarah Nading finished with 29 assists, while Kalsu had 18 assists in the contest.