ROBINSON CREEK - Allen Central defeated Paintsville and 58th District/Floyd County Conference rival Betsy Layne over the Labor Day Weekend to advance to the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship match. Allen Central was meeting familiar foe Pikeville in the title tilt at Shelby Valley on Tuesday evening. Results from the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship match were unavailable at press time.
The Rebels defeated Paintsville 2-0 on Saturday, winning 25-22, 25-23.
Allen Central (9-1) blanked Floyd County nemesis Betsy Layne 3-0 on Monday, prevailing 25-18, 25-23, 25-16.
Pikeville, which beat Allen Central 2-0 (26-24, 25-19) during the Champions of the Mountains Classic on Saturday, Aug. 24, defeated South Floyd and tournament host Shelby Valley to advance to the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship match. Pikeville shut out South Floyd 2-0, winning 25-13, 25-17 in a match on Saturday.
The Lady Panthers managed to fend off an upset-minded Shelby Valley. Pikeville (10-1) edged Shelby Valley 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 25-10, 20-25, 15-3) on Monday.
A full recap of the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship match will appear in the Friday, Sept. 6 edition of The Times.
15th Region Volleyball Standings
(Through Sept. 2)
Allen Central (9-1)
Shelby Valley (9-3)
East Ridge (8-1)
Betsy Layne (5-1)
Piarist School (4-4)
South Floyd (3-3)
Johnson Central (2-3)
Pike County Central (2-4)
Lawrence County (1-5)
Sheldon Clark (1-5)
Magoffin County (0-9)