Concord and Fairfield advanced to volleyball sectional semifinals by posting straight-set wins Thursday.

In Class 4A action at Warsaw, the Minutemen beat Goshen 25-10, 25-18, 25-10. Concord, which stands at 27-6, faces Warsaw in a semifinal match on Saturday. The Tigers beat Elkhart Memorial 25-19, 25-19, 25-18.

Grace Kindy had nine kills, Audrey Staggs added eight, and Ella Cunnigham chipped in seven to go with four blocks to pace a balanced Concord attack.

Host Fairfield recorded a 25-7, 25-7, 25-16 win over Lakeland in 3A play. The Falcons face Northeast Corner Conference champion West Noble in semifinal action Saturday.

Also in 3A, Marian turned back Jimtown 25-10, 25-11, 25-13, while in 1A, Fort Wayne Blackhawk defeated Elkhart Christian 25-17, 25-10, 27-25.

 

4A WARSAW SECTIONAL

Concord def. Goshen 25-10, 25-18, 25-10

Leading Concord players: Aces - Sage Iavagnilio 3, Skylar Hartpence 2, Ella Cunningham 2. Assists - Kenady Sullivan 33. Kills - Grace Kindy 9, Audrey Staggs 8, Cunningham 7. Blocks - Cunningham 4. Digs - Keegan Thursby 9, Iavagnilio 9, Sullivan 5.

Leading Goshen players: Aces - Brooke Bechtel 2. Assists - Carly Gingerich 13. Kills - Bechtel 6, Elkah DeVoe 6, Rylee Weldy 2. Digs - Reagan Wilson 18, Shelby Yoder 9, Gingerich 9.

Records: Concord 27-6, Goshen 15-17.

Warsaw def. Elkhart Memorial 25-19, 25-19, 25-18

Leading Memorial players: Aces - Morgan Gonsoski 1, Margaret Wiegand 1. Assists - Krystal Grubb 27. Kills - Makennize Williams 10, DeJanea Johnson 6, Lindsey Stahl 5. Blocks - Olivya Beathea 2, Williams 1, Johnson 1. Digs - Brooke Troyer 8, Morgan Gonsoski 7, Williams 7.

Records: Warsaw 20-13, Memorial 13-21.

Next: Northridge vs. Elkhart Central, 11 a.m.; Concord vs. Warsaw, follows; championship, 7 p.m., each Saturday.

 

3A GLENN SECTIONAL

Marian def. Jimtown 25-10, 25-11, 25-13

Leading Marian players: Assists - Kelsey Ketcham 34. Kills - Bella Ravotto 12, Kassady Chudzicki 10, Marielle Corbett 7. Blocks - Ravotto 4, Abbey Wood 2. Digs - Corbett 14, Emily Sharp 10, Ketcham 8.

Other score: Culver Academy def. Glenn 25-22, 25-20, 25-18.

Records: Marian 22-4, Jimtown 13-20, Culver Academy 20-12.

Next: Marian vs. Culver Academy, 11 a.m.; SB St. Joseph vs. SB Washington, follows; championship, 7 p.m., each Saturday.

 

3A FAIRFIELD SECTIONAL

Fairfield def. Lakeland 25-7, 25-7, 25-16

Leading Fairfield players: Aces - Brooklyn Luke 6. Assists - Julia Brown 23. Kills - Chloe Bontrager 6, Luke 5, Felicity Bontrager 5, Jordan Kintigh 5. Blocks - Makayla Bell 4, Kintigh 3. Digs - Luke 7, Felicity Bontrager 6.

Other score: West Noble def. Tippecanoe Valley 25-10, 25-7, 25-15.

Records: Fairfield 22-8, Lakeland 3-30, West Noble 29-5, Tippecanoe Valley 20-13.

Next: Fairfield vs. West Noble, 11 a.m.; Wawasee vs. NorthWood, follows; championship, 5 p.m., each Saturday.

 

1A HAMILTON SECTIONAL

FW Blackhawk def. Elkhart Christian 25-17, 25-10, 27-25

Leading ECA players: Aces - Joelle Buller 2. Assists - Emme Overmyer 25. Kills - Buller 7, Tiffany Crawford 7, Skylar Biddle 6. Blocks - Biddle 2. Digs - Overmyer 16, Crawford 14, Buller 13.

Other score: Lakewood Park def. SB Career Academy 25-11, 25-6, 25-17.

Records: FW Blackhawk 25-5, Elkhart Christian 16-11, Lakewood Park 21-10.

Next: Bethany Christian vs. Hamilton, 11 a.m.; FW Blackhawk vs. Lakewood Park, follows; championship, 7 p.m., each Saturday. 

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