Regional tournament play begins Oct. 18
By Greg Seubert
WIAA state tournament play begins Tuesday, Oct. 18, for several area volleyball teams.
Division 2, 3 and 4 teams will play their first-round regional quarterfinal matches Oct. 18, while Division 1 teams will begin Thursday, Oct. 20, with regional semifinals.
Here’s a rundown of where area teams will play their opening matches:
Hortonville is a No. 2 seed in the Kimberly Sectional. The Polar Bears will host No. 15 Green Bay East Oct. 20.
Waupaca, Clintonville and New London are in the Seymour Sectional and will be on the road for the first round Oct. 18. No. 7 will head to No. 2 Xavier in Appleton, No. 6 Clintonville will face No. 3 Seymour and No. 5 New London will travel to Appleton to take on No. 4 Fox Valley Lutheran.
Third-seeded Weyauwega-Fremont, No. 5 Amherst, No. 6 Manawa and No. 8 Iola-Scandinavia are in the Auburndale Sectional. Weyauwega-Fremont will host Manawa, Amherst will play at St. Mary Catholic in Menasha and Iola-Scandinavia will travel to Wittenberg-Birnamwood to take on the top-seeded Chargers.
No. 2 Wild Rose, No. 5 Marion and No. 6 Almond-Bancroft are in the Stevens Point Sectional. Wild Rose will host No. 7 Port Edwards, Marion will travel to Wisconsin Rapids to face Assumption and No. 3 Tigerton will host Almond-Bancroft.
All matches begin at 7 p.m.