High school volleyball: Brackets released for Section 1A and 1AA tournaments, Cotter earns No. 3 seed
Pairings for the Section 1A and Section 1AA volleyball tournaments were released Wednesday, with both tournaments beginning Monday.
Cotter earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 1AA-East tournament, while St. Charles is No. 2.
The Ramblers host No. 6 Chatfield to open the tournament at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25. And St. Charles hosts No. 7 Plainview-Elgin-Millville. The other first-round matches are No. 8 La Crescent at No. 1 Lake City, and No. 5 Dover-Eyota at No. 4 Red Wing.
Subsection semifinal matches are at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Rochester Mayo Civic Arena. The subsection final is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. And the Section championship — featuring the East subsection champion and the West subsection champion — will be on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Rochester Mayo Civic Arena.
Lewiston-Altura is the No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 Lanesboro in the first round, while No. 7 Rushford-Peterson will host No. 10 Schaeffer Academy, and No. 8 Houston will host No. 9 Kingsland. All three opening-round games are at 7 p.m. Monday.
The Top 5 seeds in the 11-team Section 1A-East earned byes. Mabel-Canton is the top seed, followed by No. 2 Spring Grove, No. 3 Wabasha-Kellogg, No. 4 Caledonia, and No. 5 Fillmore Central.
Sub-section quarterfinal games are at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at high seeds. The subsection semifinal games are at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Rochester Mayo Civic Arena. The subsection final is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Rochester Mayo Civic Arena. And the Section 1A championship game — featuring the champion of the East subsection and the champion of the West subsection — is on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Rochester Mayo Civic Center.