Four Squads in Union County Look for Second Round Victory

After all four playoff volleyball squads in Union County took home victories on Tuesday, they will look to have the same result on Thursday in win-or-go home second-round matchups.

Below, each team will have its record, final division standing, and first round result, and second round opponent.

East Union Urchins

Record: 16-9 overall, 2-2 in division play

Playoff seed: #2 seed from Region 1-2A

First Round Result: def. Riverside Bulldogs (11-9 overall, 6-0 in division) on the road. (25-0, 25-10, 25-5)

Second Round Opponent: vs. Walnut Wildcats (20-6 overall and 6-0 in division)

Emma Akins served up a perfect 25-0 set in the Urchins’ first-round victory.

Ingomar Falcons

Record: 15-7-1 overall, 4-0 in division play

Playoff seed: #1 seed from Region 1-1A

First Round Result: def. McEvans Warriors (4-3 overall, 2-2 in division) at home in straight sets. (25-5, 25-8, 25-1)

Second Round Opponent: vs. Hamilton Lions (13-2 overall and 4-0 in division)

Cadie Jo Byrd was a crucial piece in the Falcons’ first-round victory.

Myrtle Hawks

Record: 13-8-1 overall, 3-3 in division play

Playoff seed: #2 seed from Region 2-2A

First Round Result: def. Choctaw County Chargers (9-9-2 overall, 5-1 in division) on the road. (20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-10)

Second Round Opponent: vs. Belmont Cardinals (30-4 overall and 4-0 in division)

New Albany Bulldogs

Record: 20-10 overall, 8-0 in division play

Playoff seed: #1 seed from Region 1-4A

First Round Result: def. Senatobia Warriors (9-8-2 overall, 4-2 in division) at home in straight sets. (25-10, 25-11, 25-14)

Second Round Opponent: at Caledonia Confederates (14-12 overall and 7-1 in division)

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