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VOLLEYBALL: BNL draws Floyd Central in sectional

BNL's Jenna Dufresne looks for room to tip the ball past Columbus East's Cortney Vanliew at the net. The Olympians conquered the Stars in four sets.

BNL’s Jenna Dufresne and the Stars will face Floyd Central in the Class 4-A sectional at Jeffersonville.

Bedford North Lawrence will face Floyd Central in the opening round of the Class 4-A sectional at Jeffersonville.

New Albany will face Jeffersonville in the opener on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., followed by the BNL-FC clash. Those winners will collide in the first semifinal on Oct. 22 at 11 a.m.

Seymour and Jennings County drew the byes into the second semifinal on Oct. 22 at 12:30 p.m. The final is set for Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

“It’s a tough draw, but you have to play a god team no matter who you draw,” BNL coach Scott Saunders said. “We will have to play very consistent volleyball, and then we will have a chance to maybe get something done.”

The sectional champion will advance to the one-game regional on Oct. 25, going on the road to face the champion from Sectional 16.

In other sectionals involving HHC teams, Columbus East will battle Columbus North in the Class 4-A opener at East Central. Madison will meet Batesville in the 3-A opener at Franklin County.

VOLLEYBALL SECTIONALS

Class 4-A

At East Central

Oct. 20: Columbus East vs. Columbus North, 6 p.m.

Oct. 20: Shelbyville vs. Bloomington South, 8 p.m.

Oct. 22: Winner 1 vs. winner 2, 11 a.m.

Oct. 22: Bloomington North vs. East Central, 1 p.m.

Oct. 22: Championship, 7 p.m.

At Jeffersonville

Oct. 20: New Albany vs. Jeffersonville, 6 p.m.

Oct. 20: Bedford NL vs. Floyd Central, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 22: Winner 1 vs. winner 2, 11 a.m.

Oct. 22: Seymour vs. Jennings County, 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 22: Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 3-A

At Franklin County

Oct. 18: Madison vs. Batesville, 6 p.m.

Oct. 20: Greensburg vs. South Dearborn, 6 p.m.

Oct 20: Franklin County vs. Lawrenceburg, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 22: Rushville vs. Madison-Batesville winner, 11 a.m.

Oct. 22: Winner 2 vs winner 3

Oct. 22: Championship, 7 p.m.