FALMOUTH — The Falmouth volleyball team seems to have peaked at just the right time.

The third-seeded Yachtsmen dominated all phases of the game for a straight-sets victory Saturday over No. 6 Cony in a Class B quarterfinal.

Falmouth (11-4), which won 25-7, 25-13, 25-21, will play Yarmouth in a semifinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“We had some really strong practices this week and a lot of motivation going into the tournament,” Falmouth Coach Molly Northway said. “They really wanted it and they showed their stuff (today), and I’m really proud of them.

“I think the tournament motivates everyone, but I also think they are binding as a team and they’ve really found their groove. I think they’re ready to explode from here and show everything and not hold anything back.”

It took the Rams (6-7) some time to adjust to the pace set by the Yachtsmen.

“I called a timeout in the first set when we were down 18-5 and said we’ve got to get used to the speed,” said Cony Coach Dennis Dacus. “Obviously, we’re not going to have success in this game.”

Cony crept closer with each set, but they couldn’t catch up.

“The second game, we scored a few more points, and in the third game we got it into the 20s,” Dacus said. “It’s a different level down here, and we’re not used to that up our way, but (my) girls played the best game of the year right here. … We gave (them) as good a game as we could.”

The score was tied four times in the third set and the lead changed hands twice before Falmouth scored eight of 10 points to open up a 22-15 lead.

“We’ve got some really strong servers and we’ve been working a lot on getting the ball in consistently,” Northway said.

In the first set, the Yachtsmen scored eight consecutive points off Summer Spiegel’s serve, then 10 straight points off Lydia Abbott’s serve to open a 24-6 lead.

In all, the Yachtsmen scored 25 points when Spiegel was serving.

“I’ve really been practicing a lot and it’s paid off,” Spiegel said. “I hit it deep and then it drops.”

The Yachtsmen received strong play up front from Alison Noyes, who scored 10 points off kills, blocks or dink shots, and Annika Hester, who had six kills.

“When we’re serving well we get easier balls up front,” Noyes said. “We were a lot more amped up than we get sometimes, and that helps the whole team play better. Everybody gets competitive, and it’s fun.”

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