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No easy sectional draws for local volleyball teams

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By Larry Goffinet

INDIANAPOLIS—Each Perry County team drew one of the favorites in volleyball sectional pairings announced Monday by the IHSAA.

In the six-team Class 2A sectional at Perry Central, Perry Central will play Mater Dei in the first match 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. That will be followed by South Spencer vs. North Posey at approximately 7:15 p.m.

The winners of those two matches will meet in the first semifinal match at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21.

That will be followed by Tell City facing defending champion Forest Park at approximately 6:45 p.m., as those two drew first-round byes.

The championship match will be played at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22.

Cannelton will compete in a four-team Class A sectional at Tecumseh, with all the matches played Saturday, Oct. 24.

The Bulldogs drew defending champion Tecumseh in the second match at approximately 11:15 a.m., after New Harmony plays Wood Memorial at 10 a.m.

This is the fifth year in a row that Cannelton will meet Tecumseh in the first round. Tecumseh has won the sectional seven years in a row.

The championship match will be played two hours after the second semifinal match, at approximately 4 p.m.