In other regional volleyball action Tuesday night, Virginia High swept John Battle in the 2D tournament and Thomas Walker advanced to Thursday’s 1D quarterfinals with a sweep of Council.
Union made quick work of Richlands in Tuesday’s Region 2D quarterfinals, winning in three sets behind a solid, balanced attack.
Playing perhaps its best match of the year, Gate City claimed a 25-22, 19-25, 25-18, 25-17 Region 2D quarterfinal decision over host Marion on Tuesday night.
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There will be some familiar faces in the Region 2D and Region 1D volleyball tournaments over the next two weeks, and they’ll be gunning for berths in their respective state tournaments.
In the consolation match, John Battle earned a home match for Tuesday’s Region 2D quarterfinals with a 3-1 win over Gate City.
The Lady Eagles fought past the Lady Spartans in four sets on Thursday night to win their fifth straight Cumberland volleyball title and sixth in the past seven years.
Union and Abingdon went to battle Thursday night, fighting for every single point in every set before the host Lady Bears finally pulled away with a 3-1 victory over the Lady Falcons in the Mountain 7 District volleyball championship game.
Southwest Virginia Community College will begin its volleyball program next fall, and it will have a familiar face to the region’s volleyball scene to head the program.
The Lady Bears defeated the Lady Blue Devils in four sets on Tuesday to set up a Mountain 7 title match with Abingdon on Thursday.
The Cumberland District volleyball tournament final is set following semifinal sweeps by regular-season champion Rye Cove and second-seeded Eastside on Tuesday night.
The memory of one of the best football coaches in Southwest Virginia’s history will be honored when Central’s Warriors host Gate City on Friday.
Sarah Mullins, Maggie Williams and Bailey Sturgill helped make sure the J.I. Burton volleyball team’s season didn’t end Monday.
Behind a solid front-line attack and power service game, the Lady Blue Devils took a 3-1 win over the visiting Lady Warriors on Monday in the opening round of the Mountain 7 District volleyball tournament.