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Shelbyville, Waldron volleyball programs eliminated in sectional semifinal matches

Shelbyville’s volleyball season came to an end Saturday with a three-set loss at Columbus East.

Playing in the second semifinal match of the Columbus East Sectional, the Golden Bears (5-26) failed to produce enough offense to keep up with the Olympians (20-12).

Maddie Cline and Gabby Dean combined for 25 kills to lead Columbus East to a 25-16, 25-13, 25-8 victory.

Shelby Lasure finished with team-highs in kills (9), service aces (2) and digs (8) for Shelbyville in her final match. The senior also had two assists.

Sophomore Ashlyn Turner had six kills and seven digs.

Senior setter Karlie Lawson collected 17 assists.

Columbus East went on capture the sectional title with a 19-25, 18-25, 25-22, 25-14, 15-5 victory over Franklin Saturday night.



Waldron Sectional

South Decatur avenged a five-set loss to Waldron earlier in the season in the sectional semifinal match at Waldron.

The Cougars (16-14) dropped the first two sets to the Mohawks Saturday before storming back for a 25-27, 22-25, 27-25, 26-24, 15-11 victory to earn a berth in the sectional championship match.

Waldron closed out the season with a 17-12 record.

Edinburgh claimed the sectional championship Saturday night with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-13 victory over South Decatur.