Three Local Volleyball Teams Compete In Elite Eight


The Donoho (1A), Jacksonville (4A) & Saks (4A) volleyball teams made it to the state quarterfinal round played in Birmingham on Wednesday. Saks fell to St. James in the quarterfinals 3-1. Jacksonville beat Trinity Presbyterian 3-0 in the quarterfinals, but fell to Brooks 3-2 in an epic match in the semifinals. Meanwhile Donoho punched their ticket to the 1A finals with a pair of wins on Wednesday. The Lady Falcons beat Fruitdale 3-1 (25-18, 25-16, 25-12) in the quarterfinals then knocked off Decatur Heritage 3-0 in the semifinals to advance to Thursday's state championship match. Donoho will face Meek for the Class 1A volleyball crown at 6:00pm in the Bill Harris Arena at the Birmingham Crossplex.

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