View photos from the Bellevue vs. Norwalk Division II district championship game at Seneca East High School in Attica on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
After splitting the two regular season meetings to share the SBC Lake championship, it was Norwalk topping the Lady Red in four games on Thursday to return to the Div. II regional semifinals.
Four from Norwalk and five from Willard earned league recognition after the Ladies in Blue (16-9) and Crimson Flashes (17-8) were co-league champions of the Lake and Bay divisions this season.
The Crimson Flashes fell in four games in a Div. III district semifinal to the No. 7-ranked Tigers, while Edison fell to No. 5 Huron in the second match on Tuesday in Attica.
Down 2-1 in the match and down 25-24 in Game 4, the Lady Flyers rallied for the win to set up a third meeting with FC rival Monroeville in Thursday’s district title match.
The No. 5-ranked Eagles (23-1) won in three games on Monday to reach Thursday’s Div. IV district title match against FC rival St. Paul.
The Chargers knocked off higher-seeded Eastwood, while the Crimson Flashes swept Western Reserve on Saturday.
Norwalk, Bellevue, Monroeville and St. Paul each moved on with easy sectional championship wins Thursday night.
The Lady Flyers went 17-0 this season at the seventh grade level, while the eighth-grade team finished 13-5.
The seventh-grade Ladies in Blue volleyball team finished 19-3 this season, while the eighth-grade team ended with a record of 17-4.
Norwalk swept Clear Fork on Tuesday in a sectional semifinal in Div. II; New London and South Central advanced in Div. IV tournament action.
The Truckers scored 45 points — well ahead of second place Tiffin Columbian and the rest of the field on Saturday at the league championship meet in Tiffin. St. Paul’s state-ranked volleyball team closed out the regular season with a win at Edison.
Willard upset state-ranked Huron to force an SBC Bay co-title — the first league title for the Crimson Flashes in 37 years.
The Lady Red outlasted visiting Norwalk in five lengthy games on Thursday to force a league title share between the two teams for the SBC Lake Division championship.
With her first round match win on Wednesday, Norwalk’s Mara Berry also earned her 34th varsity win this season — the most in any single season for either boys or girls in school history.