Four Logan County teams are headed to the state tournament.
The Chapmanville and Man high school cheerleading squads have advanced to the upcoming state tournament in Charleston.
Chapmanville and Man’s volleyball teams are also going to the state tourney.
Man’s cheerleaders are making its third straight trip to the state tourney. The Hillbillies were Class A state runner-ups the last two years.
Man won the Class A regional championship on Saturday afternoon at the Charleston Civic Center. Tug Valley was second and also moved on to state.
Both advanced to the state tournament, which is set for Dec. 12, also at the Civic Center.
Chapmanville also moved on to the state tournament with Saturday’s second place finish in its Double-A cheerleading regional tourney at Cabell Midland. Tolsia won the regional title and also advanced. Both teams are members of the Cardinal Conference.
The CRHS volleyball team is making its first trip to the state tourney in school history and are set to take on Philip Barbour on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Charleston Civic Center in the Class AA state tournament.
The Man netters take on Tyler Consolidated on Friday at 8:30 a.m. in its Class A state tournament opener.
Ritchie County plays Independence, Pikeview takes on Oak Glen and Herbert Hoover plays Bridgeport in other 2A state volleyball matches.
In other Class A state volleyball matches: East Hardy plays Wirt County; Greater Beckley Christian squares off with Magnolia; and Williamstown battles with Moorefield.
In Saturday’s Class AA regional tourney at Nicholas County High School in Summersville, Chapmanville split in its matches to advance to state.
Chapmanville beat Nicholas County, 3-2, winning the match 13-25, 25-19, 25-20, 10-25, 15-13. The Lady Tigers then lost to Hoover, 3-1, by the scores of 21-25, 17-25, 25-11, 21-25.
“This is a great experience for my girls,” Chapmanville volleyball coach Johnny Williamson said. “It’s awesome to have a shot in the state tournament. Our community is very excited and behind us. We’re looking forward to playing in Charleston. Savannah Wiley was a dominant figure against Nicholas County.”
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).