St. Croix Central volleyball wins, heads to sectionals


The undefeated St. Croix Central volleyball team has qualified for sectionals.

The Panthers ran their season record to 28-0 by defeating Ellsworth in four sets in the regional final at Hammond on Saturday.

Central won the opening sets 25-22 and 25-19. Ellsworth took the third set 25-15, but Central bounced back to win the fourth set 25-15.

Central will play at home in the sectional semifinals on Thursday at 7 p.m. The Panthers will face the winner of Saturday's match between Bloomer and Rice Lake.