Eagles Post Regional Win, Tigers Fall

Mercer County opened the post season with a victory over Stark County to begin the Class 2A Mercer County Volleyball regional Monday night. The Golden Eagles won an exciting three game match 25-11, 24-26, 25-23.  They will now meet Knoxville tonight in the semi-finals.  In the other quarter final, Bureau Valley topped Ridgewood 25-22, 25-16.  At the Orion regional, Alleman ended the Sherrard Tigers season with a 22-25, 25-13, 25-19 victory.

In Praireland Conference junior high girls basketball Mercer County beat Knoxviile 34-12 and Sherrard stopped Orion 29-7 in 7th grade play.  In 8th grade action, Knoxville beat Mercer County 44-11 and Orion topped Sherrard 23-19.