SPASH Volleyball Headed for Sectional
By Robert Whitmire
The WIAA has released its 2016 Volleyball tournament brackets, with SPASH slated to compete in the Chippewa Falls sectional.
The Panthers kick off tournament play as the No. 9 seed in the sectional one bracket and will play No. 8 seeded Hudson at Hudson High School on Thursday, Oct. 20 in the regional opener. First serve is scheduled for 7 PM.
The winner advances to play No. 1 seeded D.C. Everest Saturday, Oct. 22 at Everest. Game time is 7 PM.
Other teams competing in the DCE half of the bracket include Eau Claire Memorial, New Richmond, Wausau East and Marshfield.
River Falls is the No. 2 seed in the bracket and will play the winner of a game between Wausau West and Chippewa Falls. Other teams in the River Falls half of the bracket include Superior, Menomonie, Eau Claire North and Wisconsin Rapids.
Sectional semi-final games will be played at the SPASH Fieldhouse on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5 PM and 7 PM.
The sectional championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at Chippewa Falls High School. The state tournament runs Thursday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Resch Center in Green Bay.