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Volleyball players set to begin quest for titles

November 30th, 2017 | Tommy Wells Print this article   Email this article  

The Nikolaevsk Warriors will begin an appearance at the 2017 ASAA Mixed-Six State Volleyball Championships today at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Nikolaevsk will join 11 other teams from across the state in the tournament, which will run through Dec. 2.

The Denali Conference champion, Nikolaevsk will compete in pool play in the first day of the tournament. The Warriors will face Hoonah and Point Hope in the Pool D bracket. The top two finishers in each of the pools will advance to the championship bracket on Friday. The lowest-finishing team in each pool will advance to play in a single-elimination consolation bracket.

Nikolaevsk is scheduled to tip off play beginning at 5:30 p.m. against at the Hoonah Braves, who qualified for the state tournament last week by finishing second in the Southeast Conference. They will follow their matchup with Hoonah with a 7:10 p.m. showdown against Point Hope.

Noatak, Unalakleet and Kodiak ESS will compete in Pool A, while Akiuk, Tanalian and Alakanuk will compete in Pool B. Aniak, Gustavus and Shishmaref will play in Pool C.

The Mixed-Six State Championship game will be played Saturday.

Pool Play Schedule

10 a.m. - Noatak vs. Unalakleet

10:50 a.m. - Unalakleet vs, Kodiak ESS

11:40 a.m. - Kodiak ESS vs. Noatak

12:30 p.m. - Akiuk vs. Tanalian

1:20 p.m. - Tanalian vs. Alakanuk

2:10 p.m. - Alakanuk vs. Akiuk

3 p.m. - Aniak vs. Gustavus

3:50 p.m. - Gustavus vs. Shishmaref

4:40 p.m. - Shishmaref vs. Aniak

5:30 p.m. - Nikolaevsk vs. Hoonah

6:20 p.m. - Hoonah vs. Point Hope

7:10 p.m. - Point Hope vs. Nikolaevsk


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