High School Sports

High school volleyball: Columbus reaches Area 2-AAA title game, will face winner of Shaw-Troup semifinal

The Columbus volleyball team went 2-0 on the first day of the Area 2-AAA tournament Tuesday at Columbus to reach today's best-of-five championship match at 6:30 p.m.

The top-seeded and second-ranked Blue Devils will face the winner of today's Shaw-Troup semifinal at 5 p.m.

Americus-Sumter skipped the tournament, allowing LaGrange to advance with a forfeit win. But the Grangers' luck did not last long. Columbus defeated LaGrange 25-6, 25-12 and Troup eliminated the Grangers 25-15, 21-25, 25-14.

Shaw defeated Troup 25-13, 25-18 in its opening match, but Columbus defeated the Raiders 25-8, 25-12 in the next game.

For more coverage, pick up Wednesday's edition of the Ledger-Enquirer.