South Putnam volleyball has earned a berth in the Cascade Regional.
South Putnam defeated Riverton Parke in the Sectional 44 semifinal at Southmont Saturday, 25-11, 25-14, 25-18. The win set up a championship match with county rival North Putnam who downed Cascade, 25-19, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16.
The championship turned into a five-gamer won by South 25-18, 25-14, 17-25, 23-25, 15-13.
The Eagles (20-7) will play Western Boone (24-9) in the 10 am semifinal at the Cascade Regional Saturday. The winner will play in the 7:00 pm championship against the winner of Union County (18-8) vs Covenant Christian (24-6).
Sophomore Ashleigh Riley led the North Putnam effort with 13 kills. Snior teammate Haley Dickson added 7 and junior Kiley Rust had 6. The Dickson's, Zoe and Haley, had 18 and 17 assists, respectively.
NP's senior Kyla Willis had 30 digs. Haley Dickson recorded 20 in the loss.
South Putnam advances to regional as Southmont sectional champs