District volleyball pairings announcedPublished 6:05pm Thursday, October 3, 2013
No local teams will host district tournaments this coming November.
The Class A tournament will be held at Portage Northern with first round games being hosted by several teams.
The Class B tournament is scheduled to take place at Lakeshore High School and the Class C tourney being hosted by Bridgman.
The Niles volleyball team will travel to Mattawan for the opening round of the Class A District Nov. 5. The Vikings and Wildcats will play at 6 p.m. with the winner advancing to the semifinals Nov. 7 to face the winner of the St. Joseph-Portage Central match at Northern.
That match will begin at 7 p.m.
The host Huskies will take on Kalamazoo Central at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 with the winner advancing to face Kalamazoo Loy Norrix Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.
The championship match is set for Portage Northern Nov. 9 at 10 a.m.
Dowagiac will open the Class B District Tournament at Lakeshore against Wolverine Conference West Division foe Coloma at 7:30 p.m.
The winner advances to face the host Lancers in the semifinals Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.
In the other half of the bracket, defending district champion Berrien Springs will face Buchanan No. 4 at 6 p.m. with the winner moving on to the semifinals in Stevensville Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. against Benton Harbor.
The championship match is set for Nov. 9 at 11 a.m.
Brandywine and Cassopolis will be in opposite halves of the bracket at the Bridgman District.
The Rangers will take on host Bridgman Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. with the winner advancing to the semifinals against New Buffalo Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.
The Bobcats will face River Valley in the second game Nov. 4 beginning at 7 p.m. The winner advances to face Watervliet in the first semifinal Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m.
The championship is slated for Nov. 9 at 6 p.m.