After winning the school’s first Sectional volleyball title in the program’s history, the Annies road came to an end at the Taylorville Super-Sectionals falling last night to Normal University 25-12, 25-15. Centralia finishes their historic year at 35-5. Normal advances to next weekend’s State Semifinals at Redbird Arena in Normal against Joliet Catholic Academy. Sterling and Nazareth Academy will play in the other semifinal.
In 1a, Altamont fell in 3 sets at the Red Hill Super-Sectional to NCOE 21-25, 26-24, 21-25. The state semifinals will see Athens and Newark followed by NCOE and Illini Bluffs.
In 2a, Mater Dei is into the State Semifinals after their 25-11, 25-8 win over Fairfield at Vandalia. The Lady Knights will play at noon Friday against St Joseph Ogden with Rockford Lutheran and Decatur St Teresa in the other game.
The 4a state semifinals will see Palatine Fremd against Wheaton Warrenville South and Lisle Benet Academy playing Chicago Marist.