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Four 2017 State Champions in the Field for 48th AHSAA State Volleyball Championships

   BIRMINGHAM – Four schools that won state championships in 2017 will be in the 56-team field as 48th AHSAA State Volleyball Championships get underway Wednesday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
   First matches get underway at a.m., with two each in Class 1A, 3A and 5A. The semifinal round closes out the competition Wednesday night. All championships will be played Thursday at the adjoining 5,000-seat Bill Harris Arena beginning with the Class 2A finals at 8 a.m., followed by Class 7A at 9:45, Class 5A at 11:30, Class 6A at 1:15 p.m., Class 3A at 3 p.m., Class 4A at 4:45 and Class 1A at 6:30 p.m.
   Defending Class 7A state champion McGill-Toolen Catholic (45-5) will be attempting to claim its 21ststate title overall when the Dirty Dozen opens the 7A tourney at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday versus Huntsville (26-22). Saint James (35-10), which won the 2017 Class 4A state title, will meet East Limestone (33-13) at 8 a.m., in Class 5A.
    Bayside Academy (34-18), last year’s Class 3A champs, moved up to Class 4A this season and will open the state tourney with Danville (37-27) at 2 p.m., Wednesday. Coach Ann Schilling’s team will be vying for the school’s 27th state crown and the Lady Admirals’ 17th state title in a row. The current totals are already state volleyball records.
   Last year’s Class 1A state champ Addison (50-12) moved up to Class 2A and will be facing Fayetteville (24-5) at 11 a.m., in its tourney opener. 
    All seven state championship matches will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network’s subscriber-based platform. For more information, go to www.nfhsnetwork.com. Cullman High School’s NFHS Network School Broadcast Program will be producing the championship matches Thursday under John Drake’s direction with Chase Robinson handling the play-by-play duties.
    First-round pairings for Wednesday’s first day of competition is shown.

AHSAA 48th Annual State Volleyball Championships

Birmingham CrossPlex, Oct. 31st-Nov. 1st

Class 1A

First Round Pairings

S-1: Pleasant Home (29-5) vs. N-4: Meek (30-25), Court 1, 11 am

N-2: Lindsay Lane Christian (45-11) vs. S-3: Isabella (27-10), Court 3, 11 am

N-1: Athens Bible School (43-10) vs. S-4: Brantley, Court 4, 2 pm

S-2: Westminster-Oak Mtn. (24-7) vs. N-3: Faith Christian (32-11), Court 6, 2 pm

 

CLASS 2A
FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS
S-1: 
Ariton (29-13) vs. N-4: Altamont (27-7), Court 4, 8 a.m.
N-2: 
Winston County (31-14) vs. S-3: Goshen (23-18), Court 6, 8 a.m.
N-1: 
Addison (50-12) vs. S-4: Fayetteville (24-5), Court 7, 11 a.m.
S-2: 
G.W. Long (26-7) vs. N-3: Cedar Bluff (23-18), Court 9, 11 a.m.

 

CLASS 3A
FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS
S-1: 
Montgomery Academy (35-9) vs. N-4: Glencoe (34-23), Court 7, 8 a.m.
N-2: Lexington (45-6) vs. S-3: T.R. Miller (23-8), Court 9, 8 a.m.
N-1: Carbon Hill (63-6) vs. S-4: Opp (22-12), Court 1, 12:30 p.m.
S-2: Houston Academy (30-14) vs. N-3: Geraldine (34-14), Court 3, 12:30 p.m.

 

Class 4A

First Round Pairings

S-1: Providence Christian (46-8) vs. N-4: Fairview (49-19), Court 1, 9:30 a.m.

N-2: Central Florence (34-22) vs. S-3: Alabama Christian (29-13), Court 3, 9:30 a.m.

N-1: Wilson (46-10) vs. S-4: Trinity Presbyterian (26-20), Court 1, 2 p.m.

S-2: Bayside Academy (34-18) vs. N-3: Danville (37-27), Court 3, 2 p.m.

 

CLASS 5A
FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS
S-1: 
Saint James (35-10) vs. N-4: East Limestone (33-13), Court 1, 8 a.m.
N-2: 
Arab (45-14) vs. S-3: Faith Academy (33-15), Court 3, 8 a.m.
N-1: 
Jasper (67-5) vs. S-4: Satsuma (25-12), Court 4, 11 a.m.
S-2: 
Brewbaker Tech (27-12) vs. N-3: Madison Academy (36-19), Court 6, 11 a.m.

 

CLASS 6A
FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS
S-1: 
Spanish Fort (62-5)  vs. N-4: Muscle Shoals (35-19, Court 7, 9:30 a.m.
N-2: Buckhorn (53-18) vs. S-3: Pelham (37-7), Court 9, 9:30 a.m.
N-1: Hazel Green (58-11) vs. S-4: Saraland (23-17), Court 4, 12:30 p.m.
S-2: St. Paul’s Episcopal (33-14) vs. N-3: Albertville (39-24), Court 6, 12:30 p.m.

Class 7A

First Round Pairings

S-1: McGill-Toolen Catholic (45-5) vs. N-4: Huntsville (26-22), Court 4, 9:30 am

N-2: Mountain Brook (45-10) vs. S-3: Enterprise (40-7), Court 6, 9:30 a.m.

N-1: Bob Jones (35-10) vs. S-4: Baker (22-13), Court 7, 12:30 p.m.

S-2: Auburn (33-13) vs. N-3: Hoover (38-10), Court 9, 12:30 p.m.




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