Monday March 1st, 2021 8:23PM

Volleyball playoffs: Four area teams advance to 2nd round

By AccessWDUN Staff

For the first time since 2013 the Chestatee girls volleyball team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs.

The Lady  War Eagles joined three others -- Jefferson, Buford, and Union County -- into the second round after Wednesday's opening round.

Chestatee whipped Hampton 3-0 in the Class 4A tournament and next will travel to take on Region 7-4A champion Heritage-Catoosa on Saturday in the second round.

Jefferson, the Region 8-4A champion, also advanced in Class 4A with a 3-0 sweep of North Clayton. The Lady Dragons next will play host to Cedartown in the second round.

In the Class 6A tournament, Buford spiked Rome 3-0 to advance. The Lady Wolves will play host to Lassiter in the second round.

In Class 2A/A Public. Region 8-2A champion Union County held off Atlanta Classical Academy 3-1 in the first round. The Lady Panthers next will play the Fannin County-Armuchee winner in the second round. Banks County, however, was knocked out of the Class 2A/A Public by Pace Academy 3-0 in the first round.

(Best-of-5 format at higher seeded team)
Buford 3, Rome 0

Chestatee 3, Hampton 0
Jefferson 3, North Clayton 0

Union County 3, Atlanta Classical Academy 1
Pace Academy 3, Banks County 0

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