Volleyball State Playoff Update: Tallulah Falls, Jefferson, Union Earn Sweet 16 Berth
Seven of our 11 local programs went dancing in the state tournament. Here are the updates for each first round matchup:
#4 BANKS COUNTY L 0-3 @ #1 PACE ACADEMY
The Lady Leopards inaugural season was fantastic, but ended with a 3-0 loss at Pace Academy.
#1 JEFFERSON W 3-0 vs #4 NORTH CLAYTON
The Lady Dragons advance to the Sweet 16 after an easy win over North Clayton. They’ll play Cedartown at home in the next round.
#1 LUMPKIN COUNTY W 3-0 vs #4 MURRAY COUNTY
Lumpkin took a 3-0 easy win over Murray County at home, advancing to the Sweet 16, where Sandy Creek awaits. The Lady Indians will host that match as well.
#4 STEPHENS COUNTY L 0-3 @ #1 WESTMINSTER
Westminster won 3-0 over Stephens, ending the Lady Indians’ season.
#2 TALLULAH FALLS vs #3 MT VERNON
The Lady Indians advanced to their second Sweet 16 in three years after a 3-0 hard-fought win over Mt. Vernon.
#1 UNION COUNTY vs #4 ATLANTA CLASS
The Lady Panthers earned a 3-1 win over Atlanta Classical to advance to the Sweet 16, and will play host to Armuchee.
#2 WHITE COUNTY W 3-0 vs #3 RINGGOLD
The Lady Warriors cruised to a 3-0 win over Ringgold at home, and will take on Westminster on the road in the Sweet 16.