(1-8-18) For the second year in a row the Midwest Athletic Conference will have two schools competing for a state title in different divisions.

New Bremen punched their ticket to the D IV match earlier in the day at the Nutter Center, while in D III Versailles gets the opportunity to win another D III title on Saturday.

For the second year in a row the Tigers knocked off Tuscarawas Valley in a semifinal match . Last season Versailles knocked off the Trojans off  25-17, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, this afternoon they did it in straight set fashion 25-6, 25-21, 25-18.

With the win Versailles will take on Independence who had no trouble with an undefeated Tinora team in the other semifinal match 25-15, 25-22, 25-18.

How strong is the MAC? Versailles finished 6th this season in conference play with a 5-4 record and enters the state final match with 10 losses on the season.

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Division III
  • No. 9 Independence (24-3) def. No. 4 Defiance Tinora (28-0), 25-15, 25-22, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
  • No. 18 Versailles (18-10) def. No. 5 Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (25-2), 25-6, 25-21, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
  • Division III State Championship: No. 9 Independence (25-3) vs Versailles (19-11) Sat., 1 p.m.