Two Lincoln County teams are on to the state volleyball semifinals after first-round action on Thursday. The St. Patrick’s Lady Irish are in the class C2 semis for the second time in four years after defeating Hershey in four sets (23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-10). Brittany Lawrence had 21 kills and five service aces to help the Lady Irish advance. Maddie Seamann had 13 kills in the loss for the Lady Panthers. The Sutherland Lady Sailors moved on to the D1 semifinals with a three-set win over Alma (25-21, 25-17, 25-17). Sam Kennedy’s 18 kills paced the Lady Sailor attack. In class D2 action, Brady was eliminated by Mead in three sets (20-25, 21-25, 22-25). Madison Elliott had nine kills in the Lady Eagles’ losing effort. On Friday, St. Patrick’s plays Lutheran High Northeast ad 9 AM, and Sutherland takes on Exeter-Milligan at 6:30 PM. You can hear both matches live on ESPN Radio 1410 and online at www.northplattepost.com.