Prep Volleyball: Cloquet, Grand Rapids, Proctor, Greenway win section semifinals

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In prep volleyball playoffs Wednesday, Cloquet, Grand Rapids, Proctor, and Greenway punched their tickets to the section finals.

In the Section 7AAA semifinals, top-seeded Grand Rapids held off fourth seeded North Branch 3-1 (28-26, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20), and second seeded Cloquet downed third seeded Hermantown 3-1 (25-21, 25-18, 22-25, 25-21) to advance. Grand Rapids and Cloquet will battle for the section title Saturday. First serve is set for 1pm in Cloquet.

In Section 7AA, top-seeded Proctor downed fourth seeded Mesabi East 3-1 (25-27, 25-12, 25-17, 27-25), while third seeded Greenway shut out second seeded Rush City 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-23) to advance. Greenway and Proctor will fight for the section championship Saturday. First serve is set for 4pm at Hermantown High School.

In Section 7A, fourth seeded Northeast Range upset top-seeded Barnum 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 25-19, 25-17), while second seeded South Ridge held off third seeded Ely 3-2 (21-23, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21, 16-13). Northeast Range and South Ridge will serve up the section title game Saturday at 4pm in Hibbing.