Yankton Volleyball Invite Saturday Eight teams, including four teams from the Eastern South Dakota Conference, two teams from the Greater Dakota Conference and two teams from the Big Eight Conference, will be in Yankton Saturday for the seventh annual Yankton High School-Optimist Volleyball Tournament.
Play will begin at 9 a.m., with varsity, junior varsity and sophomore teams taking the court in the main and auxiliary gyms of the Summit Center. After pool play, the teams will be paired up to play off the eight places.
Pool ?A' will consist of the Huron Tigers, Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights, Lennox Ladybirds and Yankton Gazelles. Pool ?B' will consist of the Brookings Bobcats, Vermillion Tanagers, Mitchell Kernels and Sioux Falls Washington Warriors.
Varsity matches will be on center court, with junior varsity matches on the south court and sophomore matches on the north court. Schedule for pool play is as follows:
MAIN GYM: Yankton vs. O'Gorman, 9 a.m.; Huron vs. Lennox, 10:30 a.m.; Yankton vs. Lennox, 11:45 a.m.; Mitchell vs. Brookings, 1 p.m.; Vermillion vs. Mitchell, 2:15 p.m.; Brookings vs. Washington, 3:30 p.m.
AUXILIARY GYM: Mitchell vs. Washington, 9 a.m.; Brookings vs. Vermillion, 10:30 a.m.; Vermillion vs. Washington, 11:45 a.m.; O'Gorman vs. Huron, 1 p.m.; Lennox vs. O'Gorman, 2:15 p.m.; Yankton vs. Huron, 3:30 p.m.
The first two matches on each court will start as scheduled, if possible. Subsequent match times are approximate.
Fifth place and seventh place matches are scheduled for 4:45 p.m., with championship and third place matches set for 6 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3.50 for students for the entire day, $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for students for the final four sessions only. Student activity tickets will be honored, but adult activity tickets will not be honored for this event.