Volleyball conference tournaments on deck this weekend

FAIRBANKS-A little preview of the high school volleyball conference tournaments coming up this weekend.

The Aurora Conference tournament starts Friday and has championship Saturday.

Valdez, Eielson, Galena and Delata make up the lower seeds. The Eielson Ravens are hosting this year's tourney.

The Monroe Rams with a 15-2 record are the number one seed. The Hutchison Hawks are number two and handed the Rams first loss of the year in early October.

The top two teams advance to the 3A state championships on Nov 14. The championship is at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday.

In the Mid Alaska Conference number one seed West Valley will await the winner of the Lathrop-North Pole game Friday night at 6 p.m. North Pole is hosting the MAC tournament.

West Valley went 10-2 overall and 6-0 in the MAC. Lathrop went 3-3 and 4-5 overall while the Patriots didn't win a conference game this season.

The MAC title game will be Saturday at 1p.m.. The winner goes to the 4A state championship.