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Watseka Volleyball To Sectionals

On Tuesday 10/29, Watseka took out St. Anne in Class 2A Regional play at Central, 25-16, 25-18.  Watseka's Taylor Bauer had 11 kills, while Hayley Gray had 8.  Bauer locked up the first set for the Warriors with consecutive aces.  With the 2nd set tied at 15, the Warriors ended the match with a 10-1 run to advance to the regional championship match.  Setter Maddie Pfingsten set up the offense for Watseka (30-3) with 23 assists. Natalie Castonguay had 10 digs.

Thursday 10/31, the Warriors secured their third-consecutive regional title Thursday by defeating the host Comets 25-22, 25-23 at the Class 2A Central Regional.  Taylor Bauer and Hayley Gray each had eight kills and two blocks for top-seeded Watseka (31-3), and setter Maddie Pfingsten spread the  offense around with 23 assists.  The Warriors advance to the Class 2A El Paso-Gridley Sectional, where they will face Seneca at 7 p.m. Tuesday.