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Pickens downs Catawba Ridge for Upper State crown, plays for state title Saturday

The Lady Blue Flame readies to storm the court in celebration as the team captures the Upper State Championship Tuesday in Fort Mill

FORT MILL — The Pickens High School Lady Blue Flame volleyball team captured its fifth straight Upper State Championship on Tuesday night against Catawba Ridge High School in Fort Mill and will meet Aiken High School in the state title match Saturday at Dreher High School in Columbia.

“This was an important win as we were not on our home court,” said Lady Blue Flame Head Coach Rikki Owens. “Saturday will be a very special day as many of these young ladies have played together for years. They