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Triton Central, Waldron advance in volleyball sectionals

Triton Central earned a rematch with high-powered Indianapolis Scecina with a Sectional 42 semifinal win Thursday against Eastern Hancock.

Triton Central (20-9) swept Eastern Hancock for the second time this season, 25-20, 25-22, 25-11, to advance to Saturday’s Class 2A sectional championship match against Scecina (27-5), a 25-6, 25-4, 25-8 winner Thursday over Irvington Prep (13-9).

Maddy Brown finished with a team-high 12 kills for Triton Central. Kayden Simmons and Brooklyn Bailey each had seven kills.

Hallie Schweitzer led the defensive effort with 16 digs. Kate Isley collected 31 assists and nine digs.

Eastern Hancock closed out its season with a 17-14 record.

Triton Central and Scecina went the distance on Sept. 27 with the Crusaders prevailing, 25-17, 23-25, 16-25, 25-10, 15-11.

Abbey McCoy led Scecina in that match with 26 kills. Allison Daves added 16 kills and 19 digs.

Brooklyn Bailey topped Triton Central with 14 kills. Brown had 13 kills and 13 digs.

The sectional championship game is slated for 6 p.m.



Waldron Sectional

The semifinal matches at Class A, Sectional 60 were finalized after Thursday’s quarterfinal round matches.

Waldron advanced with a 25-15, 25-15, 19-25, 25-11 win over Jac-Cen-Del (6-21).

The Mohawks improved to 17-11 and will face South Decatur in the second semifinal game Saturday.

South Decatur (15-13) advanced to Saturday’s semifinal with a 18-25, 19-25, 25-15, 25-20, 15-13 come-from-behind win over Southwestern (8-20).

The Mohawks and Cougars went five sets on Sept. 20. Waldron prevailed 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-12, 15-9.

The first semifinal game Saturday at Waldron features Oldenburg Academy (13-17) against Edinburgh (17-9).

The championship match is set for 6 p.m. Saturday.