Eagles, Rockets Open Regional With Wins

Mercer County and Rockridge opened post season play with victories at the Class 2A Sherrard volleyball regional Monday night. The Golden Eagles posted their second victory of the season over Alleman topping the Pioneers 25-12, 25-15. The Rockets handled Beardstown 25-16, 25-12. Mercer County (15-10) now meets second seeded Macomb in the semi-finals tonight while Rockridge (24-5-3) takes on Sherrard (31-4). The Rockets and Tigers split their two matches this season.

In Class 1A, Rowva-Williamsfield beat Brimfield 17-25, 25-21, 25-17 at Williamsfield. The United Red Storm take on BPC tonight in the semi-finals of the West Prairie Regional.