Tuesday evening, the El Dorado Springs VolleyDogs advanced to sectionals by beating College Heights 25-16 and 25-18 to become the champions of Class 2, District 12. On Saturday, the VolleyDogs will play for the sectional championship at home in El Dorado Springs.
The El Dorado Springs VolleyDogs advanced to the district championship game Tuesday evening with a win over Diamond in two sets 25-13, 25-13.
Since the VolleyDogs won the district championship, they will play the District 9 champions at 2:30 p.m. (maybe) Saturday, Nov. 2, in El Dorado Springs. The winner of that game will play at 4 p.m. against the winner of the game between the District 10 champions and the District 11 champions. (Note: The MSHAA web site lists all start times of the Nov. 2 games at 2:30 p.m. so check the time before you come to the game.)
The four teams in contention for the District 9 championship at press time were Mountain Grove (24-6-3), Licking (13-15-4), Liberty (Mountain View) (23-5-3) and Cabool (14-13-3). The VolleyDogs record is 26-8. Mountain Grove beat the VolleyDogs at this stage last year.