Jefferson, Union advance to state quarterfinals

Eight local teams embarked on hopes of winning a state title. After the first round of state tournament action, only 3 survived to the next round. Jefferson, Tallulah Falls, and Union played in the Sweet 16. Jefferson and Union moved on to the quarterfinals.

#1 JEFFERSON 3, #2 SHAW 0

The Lady Dragons (20-11) advanced to the quarterfinals with a decisive 3-0 win over Shaw, and will take on Fayette County on the road on Wednesday.

#2 TALLULAH FALLS 0, #1 ELCA 3

The Lady Indians (23-12) had the tough task of going on the road to #1-ranked ELCA, falling 3-0 in the Sweet 16 to end their season.

#1 UNION COUNTY 3, #2 JOHNSON, AUG 0

Union County (17-7) earned yet another Elite 8 bid, their third in 5 years after a 3-0 win over visiting Johnson, Augusta. It came in straight sets, and pits Union up against Dade County in Blairsville on Wednesday.

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