Cumberland Captures Regional Volleyball Title


Published on March 7 2014 6:37 am
Last Updated on March 7 2014 6:45 am
Written by Millie Lange

ALBION -- Altamont Junior High School's hopes of a regional championship went by the wayside Thursday evening in the Class 7-2A Edwards County (Albion) Regional.

Host Edwards County downed Altamont in two sets, 25-12, 25-9. Edwards County now advances to the St. Elmo/Brownstown Sectional Monday where it will take on Arthur at 6 p.m.


Class 7-3A Robinson Nuttall Regional

Cumberland captured the championship of the Robinson Nuttall Regional Thursday evening.

Cumberland handed Casey-Westfield a 25-12, 25-14 loss. Cumberland advances to its own sectional Monday to face Tuscola East Prairie at 6 p.m.

Tuscola East Prairie defeated Shelbyville Moulton 25-8, 26-24 to win its own regional Thursday.


Class 4A Champaign Jefferson Regional

Champaign Edison claimed the title of the Champaign Jefferson Regional. Edison downed Mahomet-Seymour 25-15, 25-20 Thursday evening.

Edison, 14-6, advances to meet Effingham, 22-4, Monday in the Mattoon Sectional at 6 p.m.


Class 1A West Salem Regional

Grayville was the winner of the West Salem Regional after beating the host school 25-15, 25-8 Thursday evening.

Grayville now advances to meet Stewardson-Strasburg Monday at the Stew-Stras Sectional at 6 p.m.