Girls volleyball: Trumbull defeats Danbury in five sets

Rachel Hage makes the pass as Jess Gibbs looks on.
Rachel Hage makes the pass as Jess Gibbs looks on.

Trumbull High advanced to the Class LL quarterfinal round with a 3-2 road victory over Danbury High on Thursday.

Coach Tamara DeBerry’s 10th-seeded Eagles (16-6) will play at No. 2 seed Southington High on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Ally Nielsen had 40 assists, 9 digs and 4 kills in the 12-25, 25-11, 25-23, 16-25, 15-9 victory over their FCIAC rival.

Jess Gibbs had 9 kills, 23 digs and 3 assists.

Anna Vitols had 10 kills, 3 blocks and 2 aces.

Krystina Schueler had 12 kills and a block.

No. 7 Danbury finished at 16-6.