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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.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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