Area volleyball teams advance in playoffs

By NEMS Daily Journal

Lafayette, Pontotoc and Tishomingo County all won their first-round MHSAA Class I volleyball state playoffs openers on Tuesday.
Lafayette defeated Hartfield Academy 3-0, Pontotoc beat Williams-Sullivan 3-0 and Tishomingo County downed Ackerman 3-1.
Here are Thursday’s Class 1 state quarterfinals matches featuring Northeast Mississippi teams:
Senatobia at Corinth, Tishomingo County at Lewisburg, Pontotoc at Madison St. Joseph and Lafayette at Caledonia.
Also Thursday, Tupelo travels to Madison Central for a Class III play-in match. The winner advances to Saturday’s quarterfinals against DeSoto Central.