Veterans, Warner Robins to enter state No. 1 and No. 3 seed, respectively

Veterans has earned the state tournament No. 1 seed for Region 1-AAAAA. The Lady Warhawks did so at the tourney hosted by Harris County Oct. 5.

According to Coach Marlene Rogers, the region tournament seeding was determined at a match Aug. 31 at Veterans. The Lady Warhawks earned the No. 1 seed there. Harris County was second, Warner Robins third and Thomas County Central fourth.

Pictured is Region 1-AAAAA Most Valuable Player Meredith Buchanan of Veterans High School. (Contributed)

So, Oct. 5’s matchup pitted Veterans against Thomas County Central and Harris County against Warner Robins.

The Lady Warhawks beat the Lady Yellow Jackets in the first round 2-0 – 25-12, 25-9. The Lady Tigers in turn beat the Demonettes in two.

That set up a championship match between Veterans and Harris County and a third-fourth matchup between Warner Robins and Thomas County Central.

The Lady Warhawks won the first game 26-24. They lost the second 25-12 but won the third and deciding game 15-9.

The Demonettes in turn beat the Lady Yellow Jackets 2-1 (scores unknown).

The results mean Veterans will host an opponent still to be determined in the first round of state Oct. 19, while Warner Robins will be on the road against an opponent still to be determined.

Pictured are the Warner Robins Demonettes. The Demonettes will enter the state tournament Oct. 19 as the No. 3 seed out of Region 1-AAAAA. (Contributed)

Pictured is the Region 1-AAAAA First Team. It includes Shaylen Brown and Katie Reiff of Veterans and Hannah Spalding and Hayley Shepard of Warner Robins. (Contributed)

Pictured is the Region 1-AAAAA Second Team. It includes Stacie Jones, Abby Cross and Sydney Hudson of Veterans and Allie Bishop of Warner Robins. (Contributed)

Pictured is the Region 1-AAAAA Honorable Mention Team. It includes Seena Clark, Kelijah Johnson and Sophia Lopez of Veterans and Blayne Reece, Makaylee Ferguson, San Win Hla and Haley Thacker of Warner Robins. (Contributed)