Niles headed to New Buffalo tourney Saturday

Published 1:09 pm Tuesday, January 18, 2005

By By SCOTT NOVAK / Niles Daily Star
The Niles varsity volleyball team will compete in the New Buffalo Lady Bison Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.
Also competing in the varsity tournament will be New Buffalo, Watervliet Grace Christian, Dowagiac and River Valley.
The junior varsity tournament will consist of Dowagiac, New Buffalo, Covert, Kalamazoo Loy Norrix and Howardsville Christian.
Play is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
Niles and New Buffalo will open up the tournament at 9 a.m. Grace Christian and River Valley are scheduled to play at 9:45 with Dowagiac and New Buffalo slated to play at 10:15.
Grace Christian and Niles will play at 11 a.m. with River Valley and Dowagiac scheduled to follow at 11:45.
New Buffalo and Grace Christian will play at 12:45 p.m., while Dowagiac and Niles will square off at 1:15. New Buffalo and River Valley will follow at 2:30.
Dowagiac will face Grace Christian at 3:15, while Niles and River Valley will wrap up pool play at 4 p.m.
The finals are scheduled to begin at 4:45 p.m.
Pool play will consist of two games of rally scoring to 25 points with a cap of 27 points.
The finals will consist of a best of three format with rally scoring to 25 points for the first two games with no cap and the third game to 25 points with a cap at 27.
Admission is $4 for everyone. No passes accepted.