Both the Sumiton Christian Eagles and the Meek Tigers picked up area tournament victories on Tuesday, also securing spots in next week’s North Regional tournament in Huntsville.
The Eagles(25-16), Class 1A, Area 11’s top seed and host team, topped Jefferson Christian in all three sets and advance to Thursday’s area title game against Appalachian at Sumiton Christian.
The Tigers(9-16), Class 1A, Area 12’s third seed, beat St. Bernard 3-1 at Marion County and will return to Guin on Thursday to face the hosting-Red Raiders.
Wednesday, Oct. 13 games
Class 2A, Area 13 tournament at Addison
No. 1 Addison vs. No. 4 Cold Springs at 2 p.m.
No. 2 Hatton vs. No. 3 Winston County at 3:15 p.m.
The winners secure spots in the North Regional tournament and will play for the area championship at 4:30 p.m.