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Waldron volleyball defeats Morristown for first sectional championship

With straight-set wins over Hauser and Morristown, Waldron’s volleyball program celebrated its first-ever sectional championship.

Waldron defeated Hauser, 25-15, 25-20, 27-25, in the semifinal round Saturday at Edinburgh High School.

Morristown matched the Mohawks with a 25-22, 25-13, 25-17 victory over Greenwood Christian Academy in the second semifinal to set up a sectional championship match between sister schools in the Shelby Eastern Schools system.

In the third meeting between the two teams this year, Morristown once again struggled with a veteran Waldron squad that improved to 22-10 this season with a 25-16, 25-15, 25-20 win.

Morristown closed out the year at 15-17.

Waldron’s first regional appearance will come on familiar grounds. The Mohawks travel to Morristown Saturday to face Bloomfield (18-11) in the first semifinal match at 10 a.m.

In the other semifinal, Indiana School for the Deaf (21-7) takes on Indianapolis Lutheran (7-24).

The championship match is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Bloomfield, Lutheran and Indiana Deaf all return to Morristown from the 2020 regional won by Hauser.

Bloomfield has won four straight sectionals and 18 overall.

Lutheran collected its fifth straight sectional championship.

Indiana Deaf has won five sectional titles and collected back-to-back titles for the second time in program history.

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