The Giddings volleyball team dominated the decisive fifth set after Salado rallied to tie the match at 2-2 and the Lady Buffaloes advanced to the area round of the Class 4A playoffs with a 25-23, 25-21, 21-25, 18-25, 15-2 victory on Tuesday in Cameron.
Landry Rogers had 26 kills and 13 digs for Salado. Katie Robinson had 18 kills, six aces and 16 digs. Reagan Morreale led the Lady Eagles with 24 assists and three blocks. Mikaela Heiner recorded 17 digs, and Brettney Fuller tallied 21 assists.
It was the final match for Salado seniors Robinson, Natalie Fort, Heiner, Fuller, Morreale and Jamie Rich.