Three Dallas County teams to compete in Area volleyball tournaments

Published 8:36 am Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The AHSAA Area Volleyball tournaments will be held this week at various sites.

Sipsey Valley is hosting the Area 7, Class 5A Tournament, which starts Wednesday.

Top-seeded Sipsey Valley will host Selma at 4 p.m.

The winner will face the Demopolis-Central-Tuscaloosa survivor in the tournament finals at 7 p.m.

Montevallo is hosting the Area 5, Class Tournament, which will be held Wednesday.

Dallas County faces top-seeded Montevallo at 3 p.m. The winner gets either Bibb County or West Blocton in the finals at 6 p.m.

The other tournaments involving Dallas County schools began Tuesday night.

Host and top seeded Hale County faces Greensboro in the Area 8, 3A tournament. Southside didn’t field a volleyball team this season and would’ve played the Lady Raiders in the semifinals.

Host and top seed University Charter School will face the Keith-Linden winner in the Area 5, Class 1A tournament finals.

The AHSAA altered the tournament format because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Area champions will host and  advance to Sub-regional play, which will be held Friday and Saturday.

Class 1A will held on Friday. Class 5A will be played on Saturday.

The eight winners in each class from sub-regional play advance to super regionals Oct. 21-23.

Areas 1-8 play at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl Multiplex while areas 9-16 will play at Huntsville’s Von Braun Center.