Tiger volleyball team goes 1-2; playoffs begin Tuesday
The Northwestern High School volleyball team went 1-2 Thursday at a Heart O’ North Conference tournament at Hayward High School.
The Tigers defeated Cumberland 2-1 (25-17, 21-25, 15-12) and fell to Spooner 2-1 (25-18, 21-25, 15-10) and Hayward 2-0 (25-15, 25-20).
Ally May led the Tigers with 39 kills in the tournament, and Katy Konczak added 17 kills.
Leading the team in set assists was Aliex Friend, who finished with 57.
Northwestern finishes the regular season with a 6-8 in the HON and a 10-17 record overall.
The Tigers open WIAA conference play Tuesday at St. Croix Falls.
The host Hurricanes defeated went 3-0, defeating Cumberland, Northwestern and Spooner, 2-0.
Playoffs begin Tuesday
Northwestern was given the No. 5 seed in the WIAA Division 2 volleyball playoffs and will play at No. 4 seed St. Croix Falls Tuesday.
Northwood is the No. 1 seed among area Division 4 teams and will host No. 8 Solon Springs, also Tuesday.
Both matches begin at 7 p.m.