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Floyd Central’s Allison Turner goes up to try and block a hit by Paintsville’s Bella Blackburn. The Lady Jaguars picked up a 3-1 (25-17, 25-12, 23-25, 25-15) win over Paintsville Wednesday evening in the 15th Region semifinals. The Lady Jaguars were scheduled to face Pike Central in the 15th Region championship Thursday night at East Ridge.

LICK CREEK — Floyd Central has been a fixture in the 15th Region Volleyball Tournament title match. A third-year program, Floyd Central knocked off back-to-back champion Paintsville 3-1 in the 15th Region Volleyball Tournament Semifinals at East Ridge High School on Wednesday.

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Floyd Central’s Caroline Parsons sets the ball against Paintsville Wednesday.

With the win, Floyd Central improved to 29-7 and advanced to the 15th Region title match.

Paintsville ended its season 28-9 with the loss.

Floyd Central, under the direction of first-year head coach Darlene Moore, won 25-17, 25-12, 23-25, 25-15 over Paintsville.

In the nightcap of the 15th Region Volleyball Tournament Semifinals on Wednesday, Pike County Central outlasted Pikeville 3-2 (25-15, 17-25, 25-18, 14-25, 16-14).

Floyd Central was facing Pike County Central in the 15th Region title match on Thursday. Results from the 15th Region volleyball title match were unavailable at press time.

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Floyd Central’s Jaden Hall goes up for a kill attempt against Paintsville.

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