Local Volleyball Teams Stumble in State Semifinals
NORMAL -- The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves dropped into the consolation round of the IHSA 1A State Volleyball Semifinals.
After splitting their first two sets with Keith Country Day School -- by identical 25-22 scores -- Cissna Park fell behind 10-2 in set three. Despite cutting the margin to as little as two, they couldn't catch up, falling 25-15 in the final set.
Cissna Park will play Woodlawn for 3rd place at 9am Saturday at Redbird Arena.
In the 2A, Watseka will also have to settle for a try at 3rd place, after falling to Dakota in straight sets.
After holding of a late Watseka rally to win set one 25-21, Dakota ran out to a 20-12 second set lead, eventually finishing it off by a 25-18 tally.
Watseka plays Edwards County in the consolation game, set to begin at 12:25pm.