Quakers, Warriors seize sectional titles

BOARDMAN – Third-seeded Salem finished the season sweep of Marlington with a 25-13, 25-20, 25-10 win Wednesday to capture a Division II sectional title at Boardman High School.

The Quakers advance to play another familiar foe, sixth-seeded West Branch.

West Branch knocked off second-seeded Ravenna Southeast, 19-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-14, 15-12, in Wednesday’s nightcap.

The Quakers, now 17-6 on the season, will play West Branch at 5 p.m. Tuesday in a district semifinal.

The Quakers were led Wednesday by Maria Shivers with eight kills and two blocks, Taylor Holenchick with eight kills and Carson Herron with three aces and 26 assists.