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Blue Devils claim another area title in volleyball

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Blue Devils withstood an upset bid from Shaw to beat the Lady Raiders in three straight games to claim their eighth-straight GHSA 2-AAA volleyball title.

The Blue Devils won the opening game 25-10, but Shaw rallied to lead game two 22-19. The Blue Devils withstood a game point at 25-24 on a kill by Khadijah Wiley, then went on to win the game 27-25, and clinch the match with a 25-15 win in game three.

Wiley led Columbus with 17 kills in the match.

The Blue Devils will host first round GHSA playoff action on Wednesday, and could host the first three rounds of the state tournament.

Shaw will also host a first-round series as area runner-up.

The GHSA Class AAA finals are set for October 29 at Marietta High School.

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