Three Wilson County volleyball teams stand just one victory away from trips to the TSSAA state tournament next week in Murfreesborl.
In Class AAA, Wilson Central won the Region 5AAA title at home Tuesday night defeating Portland 3-0 in the title game. Game scores: 25-14, 25-22 and 25-21 as Kristin Cook had 18 kills and eight digs. Hannah Hinson dished out 26 assists. Dariyan Stallings had three digs and three kills.
Earlier in the evening, the Lady Wildcats knocked off Dickson County 3-0 in the semifinals. Game scores: 25-16, 25-13 and 25-17 as Cook had 13 kills and Hinson had 23 assists.
By virtue of the region championship, Central (38-15 overall) will host Independence Thursday in a 7 p.m. sectional match with the winner advancing to the state tournament.
In Class A action, Friendship Christian School knocked off cross-county rival Watertown 3-0 Tuesday in Celina -- sending both teams on to the sectional. Game scores: 25-11, 25-15 and 25-18 as Kaitly Teeter led the Lady Commanders with 18 kills and seven digs. Megan reeves had 16 assists while Ali Burroughs had 11 kills.
Hayley Clark had nine kills and five digs for Watertown while Morgan Gartner finished with eight digs and five kills.
FCS (41-11) will host Boyd-Buchanan Thursday in a 7 p.m. sectional match at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
Watertown (38-15) rallied from two games down to defeat host Clay County 3-2 Tuesday night in the Region 4A semifinal. Game scores: 20-25, 21-25, 26-24, 25-22 and 15-12 -- sending the Lady Tigers to the sectional for the first time in the seven year history of the program.
Watertown will travel to Sale Creek near Chattanooga Thursday for a 6 p.m. (Central) sectional game.