Volleyball teams seeded
Regional matches begin Oct. 18
By Greg Seubert
Waupaca, Weyauwega-Fremont, Iola-Scandinavia and Hortonville have a home match for the first round of the WIAA State Girls’ Volleyball Tournament.
Regional matches in divisions 2, 3 and 4 will begin Tuesday, Oct. 18, while opening-round matches in Division 1 are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20.
Here’s a rundown of where area teams will open tournament play.
Hortonville received a No. 6 seed in the Green Bay Preble Sectional. The Polar Bears will host No. 11 Pulaski at 7 p.m. Oct. 20.
Waupaca has a home game in the first round, while Clintonville and New London will be on the road.
Waupaca received a No. 4 seed in the Waupaca Sectional and the Comets will host No. 13 Rhinelander at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
Meanwhile, No. 9 Clintonville will head to No. 8 Medford and No. 5 Shawano will host No. 12 New London. Both matches are set for 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
Waupaca High School will also host the sectional final at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
Weyauwega-Fremont received a No. 2 seed in the Auburndale Sectional and will host No. 15 Omro at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
Iola-Scandinavia will also open the tournament at home, as the third-seeded Thunderbirds will host No. 14 Menominee Indian at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
If Iola-Scandinavia and Weyauwega-Fremont win their first two matches, the teams would meet at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, for a regional championship in Weyauwega.
Manawa will hit the road for its first match, as the 12th-seeded Wolves head to No. 5 Peshtigo at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
Sectional finals are scheduled for Oct. 29 in all four divisions. The state championships will be held Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 3-5, at the Resch Center in Green Bay.