High School Volleyball

The MSHSAA High School Volleyball State Championships are scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau.
In Class 3
First round of pool play
Borgia split with Carl Junction
18-25 25-22
Borgia defeated St. Pius 25-18 25-9
Borgia defeated Lutheran South 25-9 25-21

Borgia will play Carl Junction in the championship game at 7:30

In Class 2, Hermann is in the championship game.
Hermann defeated Fair Grove in the first round of pool play 25-15 25-17.
Hermann defeated Summit Christian Academy in the second round 25-22 25-13.
St. Pius defeated Hermann 26-24 25-23

Hermann plays St. Pius in the championship game Saturday at 3:00

Hermann and Borgia games will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220

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