PIERCE/NORFOLK – As subdistrict tournament brackets loom in the near future, the Mid State Conference volleyball bracket was officially released on Friday.
Wayne High earned the #4 seed following their 5-3 conference record and will open the Mid State Conference Tournament on Monday, October 18 against #5 Crofton (4-4 conference) at 6 p.m. from Pierce.
Wayne High is 14-10 and recently competed in their fifth, five-set match (1-4) falling to Battle Creek in five sets on October 14. The Blue Devils swept the 13-11 Warriors on October 7 in Crofton.
Pierce and Norfolk Catholic will host the tourney matches.
Other first round tournament matches include a play-in match between #8 O’Neill (10-16/1-7) and #9 Hartington Cedar Catholic (6-19/0-7) at 4:30 p.m. from Pierce. The winner will play #1 Battle Creek (20-7/7-1) at 7:30 p.m. in Pierce Monday night.
From Norfolk Catholic, #3 Pierce (21-5/6-2) will open with #6 Norfolk Catholic (17-9/4-4) at 6 p.m. followed by #2 Guardian Angels Central Catholic (15-5/7-1) vs. #7 Boone Central (6-18/2-6) at 7:30 p.m.