Batavia, the second seed within the 19-school Bolingbrook Sectional, dispatched Plainfield East 3-0. Neuqua Valley had to earn a 2-1 win over Metea Valley.
Down 24-21 in its third game against St. Charles North, Neuqua got a pair of kills from Kaelan Haag and one from Abby Skryd down the stretch to come back.
All eyes will be on the Naperville Central junior as she looks to defend her singles championship at the state tennis meet that starts Thursday.
Boswell returned to doubles for sectionals, where she and Jessica Hu took second to qualify for this week’s state meet.
Waubonsie coach Paul Murphy kidded after Friday’s win against Neuqua Valley that touchdown runs have gotten in the way of the passing game this season.