VAN BUREN — It took five games, but Fort Smith Southside defeated Conway High for the fourth straight time this season, eliminating the Lady Cats from the 7A state volleyball tournament after a tight, hard-fought match.

In Wednesday's quarterfinals, Southside, the No. 4 seed from the West, defeated Conway, the top seed from the Central, 24-26, 25-19, 20-25, 25-23, 15-12.