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Alexandria earns top seed in 8AAA volleyball tournament

The Alexandria volleyball team earned the top seed in the Section 8AAA tournament and will host a match this Friday night at 7.

The Cardinals (18-8) will take on the winner of eighth-seeded St. Cloud Tech and ninth-seeded Becker. Moorhead (15-11) is the second seed in the tournament with Bemidji (14-13) and Monticello (16-11-3) rounding out the top four.

The Cardinals would host a match next Tuesday at 7 p.m. with a win in their first contest. The section title match is scheduled for November 1.


SEEDS – 1. Alexandria, 18-8; 2. Moorhead, 15-11; 3. Bemidji, 14-13; 4. Monticello, 16-11-3; 5. Detroit Lakes, 11-12; 6. Sauk Rapids, 10-14-3; 7. Big Lake, 12-16; 8. St. Cloud Tech, 9-15; 9. Becker, 12-13; 10. Brainerd, 9-18-2; 11. Sartell, 8-18; 12. St. Cloud Apollo, 3-19

SCHEDULE – October 23, 7 p.m. – Becker at St. Cloud Tech; St. Cloud Apollo at Detroit Lakes; Brainerd at Big Lake; Sartell at Sauk Rapids

October 25 – Quarterfinals, 7 p.m. – Tech/Becker at Alexandria; DL/Apollo at Monticello; Big Lake/Brainerd at Moorhead; Sauk Rapids/Sartell at Bemidji

October 29 – Semifinals, 7 p.m. – Alexandria/Tech/Becker vs. DL/Apollo/Monticello at high seed; Moorhead/Big Lake/Brainerd vs. Bemidji/Sauk Rapids/Sartell at high seed

November 1 – Championship at neutral site TBA, 7 p.m.

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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