No.2 Providence rolled unchallenged to the Class 3-A volleyball sectional championship at Charlestown on Saturday night.
The Pioneers (33-3) beat Silver Creek 25-20, 25-22, 25-15 in the final and advanced to Tuesday’s one-match regional at the winner from the sectional at Batesville. That champion will advance to the two-game semistate at Jasper on Oct. 31.
Providence crushed Scottsburg 25-5, 25-5, 25-7 in the morning semifinal while the Dragons dropped Corydon 25-9, 25-10, 25-16 in the opposite bracket.
In Class 2-A at Clarksville, No.4 Henryville defeated Crawford County 25-16, 25-9, 25-13 for the title.
The Hornets conquered Clarksville 25-18, 25-5, 25-17 in the morning semifinal. The Wolfpack eliminated Eastern Pekin in the other semifinal.
Henryville will visit the winner from South Ripley on Tuesday, with that survivor advancing to the two-game semistate at South Decatur on Oct. 31.
No.2 Christian Academy cruised to the Class A sectional title, stopping New Washington 25-13, 25-4, 25-7 in the final. The Warriors advanced to the final with a 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 semifinal win over Shawe Memorial, while the Mustangs edged South Central 25-18, 25-23, 25-17 in the other semifinal.
Christian Academy will visit Trinity Lutheran (the champion at Orleans) in Tuesday’s regional, with that winner advancing to the two-game semistate at Loogootee on Oct. 31.
The state finals are set for Nov. 7 at Ball State University.