WAMAC VB Pool Play Schedule

By: Jon Swisher-Sports Director

wamacThe WaMaC conference volleyball tournament will start this afternoon with pool play in Manchester and Independence. Seven of the fifteen conference squads are ranked in the top 15 of class 3A or 4A. West Delaware head coach Brett Mather says the field is as tough as ever and great competition for the tourney title will be guaranteed:

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Ironically West Delaware and Independence are the top two number one seeds from there respective division as East and West side champs. Solon and the Hawks are the highest ranked teams and the favorites coming in to the tournament with the Spartans having won the last two tourney championships. The teams are split up into 4 different pools based on seedings developed from the final divisional standings.
In pools 1 and 3 playing at West Delaware besides the Hawks:
Clear Creek-Amana, Western Dubuque, Solon, Marion DeWitt Central and Benton Community.
In pools 2 and 4 at Independence besides the Mustangs:
Beckman, Williamsburg, Anamosa, CP-U, Mount Vernon, Vinton-Shellsburg and Maquoketa.

The matches start at 4pm at each site with play being held on a time schedule of an hour after match one then 45 minutes after that for the rest of the night but officials will play ahead of the time schedule if the situation occurs.

Our coverage from KMCH Sports will start about 5pm inside Seedorff Gymnasium with the class 4A 3rd-ranked West Delaware Hawks first match against class 4A 14th-rated Clear Creek-Amana. The Hawks will then face Western Dubuque at about 6:30pm. All 15 teams after tonight will be placed in a championship or consolation bracket based on their results from pool play for bracket play on Thursday afternoon starting at 4pm held at Marion high school.

Pools 1 and 3 at West Delaware

Pool Play begins @ 4:00 on Tuesday-October 15, 2013 in this order:

4:00     Pool 3: Solon vs Central DeWitt
                Pool 3: Marion vs Benton Community     

5:00     Pool 1: West Delaware vs CCA
                Pool 3: Marion vs Central DeWitt          

5:45     Pool 1: Western Dubuque vs CCA
               Pool 3: Solon vs Benton Community    

6:30     Pool 1: West Delaware vs Western Dubuque
                Pool 3: Solon vs Marion  

7:15     Pool 3: Central DeWitt vs Benton Community       

Pools 2 and 4 at Independence

Pool Play begins @ 4:00 on Tuesday-October 15, 2013 in this order:

4:00     Pool 2: Independence vs Williamsburg
                Pool 4: CPU vs Vinton Shellsburg   

5:00     Pool 2: Beckman vs Anamosa
                Pool 4: Mount Vernon vs Maquoketa      

5:45     Pool 2: Independence vs Anamosa
                Pool 4: CPU vs Maquoketa

6:30     Pool 2: Beckman vs Williamsburg
                Pool 4: Mount Vernon vs Vinton Shellsburg 

7:15     Pool 2: Independence vs Beckman
               Pool 4: CPU vs Mount Vernon

8:00    Pool 2: Williamsburg vs Anamosa
               Pool 4: Vinton Shellsburg vs Maquoketa            

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