NORFOLK/BATTLE CREEK – As the Wayne High volleyball team has continued to build momentum late in the season, WHS recently secured the number two seed for the upcoming conference tournament early next week.
Norfolk Catholic and Battle Creek will be the host sites for the Mid State Conference Volleyball Tournament on Monday and Tuesday, October 19 – 20 and Thursday, October 22.
WHS has won 12 straight and are 20-7 on the season as the Blue Devils will open against #7 Hartington Cedar Catholic at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Battle Creek. WHS swept Cedar Catholic during the O’Neill Triangular on September 24 which started the current winning streak for Wayne. HCC is 13-11 on the season and recently won a five-set match over Boone Central.
The winner/loser will face either #3 Guardian Angels Central Catholic or #6 Pierce Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Norfolk Catholic in the winner’s bracket or back in Battle Creek for the loser’s bracket.
The other half of the bracket will feature #1 Norfolk Catholic at 7:30 p.m. vs. the play-in win of either #8 Crofton or #9 Boone Central (play at 4:30 p.m.) and #4 O’Neill vs. #5 Battle Creek at 6 p.m. from Norfolk Catholic High School.
Day two games will be played on Tuesday, October 20 again with the winner’s at Norfolk Catholic and loser’s in Battle Creek. Norfolk Catholic will host the final day opening with the fifth-place match at 4:30 p.m.; followed by the third-place match and championship match. The three teams who are eliminated after Tuesday night will play a triangular on October 22 at a site determined by the highest seed.