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Madison Academic collects Region 8-A Championship

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JACKSON, Tenn. - Trinity Christian Academy and Madison Academic met for the fifth straight year in the Region 8-A Championship. The last match between the two favored the Lady Lions.

The Mustangs were on top early and often in this match. The first set went down to a wire in a 27-25 Madison victory. The Mustangs then used an early second set lead to win 25-18.

The Lions refused to be swept. TCA controlled the third set 27-25 to cut the deficit to one.

In the end, the Mustangs closed any comeback chances for TCA. Thanks to a 25-12 victory in the fourth set, Madison captured the Region 8-A Championship.

"We truly played as a team; there wasn't one individual person on this team," said Madison head coach Crystal Slaughter. "We're looking forward to state. That has been out mindset since day one."