The Columbus volleyball team swept Shaw in three games to capture its seventh consecutive area championship on Wednesday at Columbus.
Columbus won 25-1, 25-8, 25-11 to capture the Area 2-AAA title.
Earlier Wednesday, Shaw defeated Troup 25-21, 25-17 in a semifinal match.
Columbus and Shaw will host first-round games, and Columbus has the opportunity to host until the Class AAA semifinals if it continues winning. Shaw is guaranteed at least one round at home.
Troup and LaGrange will play on the road through the playoffs.
The Area 2-AAA teams will be matched up against Area 8-AAA teams with play beginning Oct. 16.
For more coverage, pick up Thursday's edition of the Ledger-Enquirer.