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Twisters pin final loss on Morristown volleyball at Waldron Sectional

The Morristown volleyball program’s season came to an end Tuesday with a Waldron Sectional quarterfinal loss to Oldenburg Academy.

Kate Weber finished with 12 kills, three service aces, 15 digs and 10 assists to lead the Twisters to a 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 victory over the Yellow Jackets (6-23).

Caroline Jansing delivered a team-high 22 digs and Kenlee Martin collected 14 assists.

With the win, Oldenburg Academy advanced to Saturday’s first semifinal game at Waldron High School to face Edinburgh (17-9).

The sectional quarterfinal round continues Thursday with the host Mohawks (16-11) taking on Jac-Cen-Del (6-20) at 6 p.m. and Southwestern (8-19) meeting South Decatur (14-13) in the nightcap. The two quarterfinal winners return to Waldron Saturday for the second semifinal contest.

In other sectionals involving Shelby County schools:

Class 2A, Sectional 42

Irvington Prep secured a semifinal berth Tuesday night with a four-set victory over Riverside at the Eastern Hancock Sectional in Charlottesville.

Irvington Prep (13-8) will face Indianapolis Scecina Thursday in the second semifinal contest.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, Eastern Hancock (17-13) will host Triton Central (19-9) with a spot in Saturday’s championship game at stake.

Class 4A, Sectional 14

The six-team sectional at Columbus East High School kicks off Thursday with a pair of quarterfinal contests.

Franklin (19-9) opens against East Central (9-19) with the winner advancing to take on Columbus North (11-16) at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The second quarterfinal match pits Whiteland (8-17) against Columbus East (17-12) with the winner returning for a semifinal match with Shelbyville (5-25) at 1 p.m.

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