By Andrew Luberda
Copper Basin News
The ninth-ranked Bearcats’ girls’ volleyball team closed out their regular season on Tuesday, October, 29, 2013 against Superior. The ‘Cats next action will be in the state tournament which begins on November 8. The tournament will last two days with the state champion being crowned on Saturday, November 9. All tournament games will be played at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott.
The ‘Cats will enter the tournament with at least 20 wins on the season. They will finish third in their section where only St. Johns and Mogollon finished higher.
The tournament brackets will be available at upon the completion of the regular season (likely no later than Wednesday). As the ninth-ranked team, the ‘Cats would face the eighth-ranked team in the first round. According to the current rankings, Arizona Lutheran Academy is ranked eighth. It’s more than likely the rankings could change in the final days of the regular season.
For up-to-date tournament information and pairings, please check the Arizona Interscholastic Association website referenced above. The Copper Basin News will follow the ‘Cats and provide tournament coverage of their quest for the state championship.