Merrill defeated Marshfield to win the Sectional #1 championship, which took place Saturday night in front of a packed gymnasium at Wausau East high school. The Blue Jays won in four sets, losing the first 23-25 before winning the next three, 25-14, 25-21, 25-21.
Merrill win face Muskego in the state tournament quarterfinals. Muskego defeated Greenfield in three sets to win their sectional tournament. The quarterfinals take place on November 1 in Green Bay.