In high school volleyball, in the Class 4A Region 5 playoffs Tuesday (10/29): Marion swept Pella three sets to none to reach the region title game. Marion will play Carlisle, who swept Knoxville three nothing in Knoxville. That Region 5 title game will be November 4 in Marion. And in Class 4A Region 4, Cedar Rapids Xavier swept Newton three nothing to reach that regional final. Xavier will host Gilbert on November 4. And in Class 3A Region 8, Albia advanced to the championship game with a 3-1 victory over Davis County. Albia will face West Liberty November 4 in Washington for a trip to the State tournament.