Bellmont placed four runners in the top seven finishers of the cross country regional at Marion to win the Braves' first-ever regional title in boys cross country. Junior Jordan Garlinger led the way with a third-place finish in 15:58.9, while Isaac Fuelling, Kyle Lawson and Deion Guise finished fourth, fifth and seventh.
In the girls regional, Norwell beat Oak Hill 67-68 to capture the regional championship. Senior Sydney Lambert finished fifth in 18:41 to lead the Knights and juniors Sarah Mahensmith and Lauren Bales finished sixth and seventh. Huntington North's Addison Wiley won the individual title in 17:43.4.
WAWASEE REGIONAL: Warrior runners Karlson Hand (16:59) and Michael Hammer (17:02) advanced to semi-state.
BELLMONT 3, MUNCIE BURRIS 2: At Bellmont, the Braves (22-10) won their 15th straight sectional title, the third-longest streak in the state, in five sets. They beat Burris 25-23, 31-33, 25-20, 20-25, 15-10. To get to the final, Muncie defeated Heritage (25-5) in four sets, despite 20 kills from Maggie Castleman.
HOMESTEAD 3, COLUMBIA CITY 0: At Huntington North, the Spartans (19-14) won the Class 4A sectional title 25-10, 25-21, 25-21. Emily Wilcox had 13 kills, while Hannah Gaither chipped in 43 assists and three aces. To get to the championship, Homestead beat New Haven (22-9) in four sets, overcoming 16 kills from the Bulldogs' Emily Cordray.
WABASH 3, CANTERBURY 0: At Bluffton, the Cavaliers (8-13) saw their season end in a Class 2A sectional semifinal despite five kills from Marissa Rivers.
NORTHWOOD 3, WEST NOBLE 0: At Wawasee, the Chargers (11-20) lost in the Class 3A sectional final 25-15, 25-16, 25-12. They beat Jimtown in three sets in the semifinals.
JESSE MCCURDY 2, COLE SHIFFERLY 0: At the Kokomo regional championship, Bellmont's Shifferly (18-1, 2-1 tournament) fell 6-4, 6-1.
DANIEL PRIES 2, JOEL MAST 1: At the Portage regional, West Noble's Mast (22-0, 3-1) defeated Leyton Noerenberg of Crown Point and Robert Ford of Wabash to reach the title match, but lost there to South Bend Saint Joseph's Pries 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
MCCUTCHEON 2, BISHOP DWENGER 0: At the Kokomo regional, the Saints' doubles team of Brayden LaPan and Adam Yaggy (7-1, 5-1) fell to McCutcheon in the championship match 6-4, 6-3.