Area Eighth-Grade Volleyball Regionals Underway


Published on March 10 2014 9:06 am
Last Updated on March 10 2014 9:06 am
Written by Millie Lange

Eighth-grade volleyball regionals got underway Saturday around the state. Here are the results from Saturday's competition:


Class 8-1A West Salem Regional

Newton St. Thomas and Grayville were opening round winners at this regional. Grayville defeated Dieterich 25-11, 25-21 in the opener.

In the second match, St. Thomas downed West Salem 25-13, 25-10.

St. Thomas will now meet GrayvilleTuesday at 6 p.m. for the championship.


Class 8-2A St. Anthony Regional

Effingham St. Anthony and Altamont advanced in opening round play Saturday at the St. Anthony Regional.

The Bullpups defeated Hutsonville 25-20, 25-13.  In the second contest, Altamont won over Oblong 25-20, 25-20.

St. Anthony will face St. Elmo/Brownstown Wednesday at 6 p.m. followed by Altamont taking on Edwards County (Albion) at 7:15 p.m.

St. Anthony Regional

St. Anthony -- Bushur, 2 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces; Having, 7 assists, 4 aces; Marks, 2 aces; McGuire, 1 ace; Rincker, 1 dig, 1 kill; Will, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 5 aces


Class 8-2A Paris Crestwood Regional

Neoga and Cowden-Herrick saw their seasons come to an end in the Paris Crestwood Regional.

Neoga won the opener over Findlay Okaw Valley 25-9, 25-21. Arthur then downed Paris Crestwood 25-15, 25-17. Cowden-Herrick won over Arcola 25-16, 25-10.

Neoga then fell to Oakland Lake Crest 25-7, 25-15. Arthur defeated Cowden-Herrick 25-16, 25-8.

Oakland Lake Crest will face Arthur Tuesday at 6 p.m. for the championship.


Class 8-3A Robinson Nuttall Regional

In the opening match, Marshall won over Lawrenceville Parkview 25-11, 25-14. In the second match, Cumberland defeated Casey-Westfield 25-16, 25-14.

Marshall will now face Robinson Nuttall at 6 p.m. Tuesday followed by Cumberland taking on Jasper County at 7.


Class 8-4A Mattoon Regional

Effingham's season came to an end in the Class 8-4A Mattoon Regional Saturday.

The Mustangs won their opening contest 25-6, 25-23 over Urbana. Effingham then fell to host Mattoon 28-26, 30-28. In the third match Charleston defeated Tolono Unity 23-25, 26-24, 25-18.

Mattoon will now face Charleston Tuesday for the championship at 6 p.m.