Regional pairings for Iowa high school volleyball announced

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union on Tuesday mapped out the road to the state volleyball tournament.

The IGHSAU released its regional pairings in all five classes. They will determine the 40 qualifiers for the state tournament, which will run from Nov. 6 to 9 at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

In Class 1-A, No. 8 East Mills is the lone state-rated team in Region 2. In Class 2-A, No. 8 Treynor and No. 9 Council Bluffs St. Albert were both placed in Region 3, and could meet in a regional final at Lewis Central on Oct. 30.

In Region 4 of 2-A, No. 6 Tri-Center and No. 11 South Hamilton are the state-rated teams. And in Region 5 of 2-A, No. 4 Sidney is the lone state-rated team.

There are three state-rated teams in Region 2 of 3-A: No. 1 Carroll Kuemper, No. 11 Red Oak and No. 15 Shenandoah.

In Class 4-A, Region 1 features No. 1 Sergeant Bluff-Luton and No. 11 Sioux City Heelan. The rated teams in Region 2 of 4-A are No. 8 Bondurant-Farrar and No. 15 Council Bluffs Lewis Central. And in Region 2 of 5-A, the rated teams are No. 7 West Des Moines Dowling and No. 12 Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.

Here are the first-round pairings for all schools in The World-Herald’s western Iowa coverage area, with all 7 p.m. starts:

Class 1-A

Regional First Round

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Region 2: Lenox at Griswold; Essex at Stanton; South Page at Bedford; Whiting at Woodbine; Riverside at Fremont-Mills; CB Heartland Christian at West Harrison

Region 3: Ar-We-Va at Audubon; Exira-EHK at Coon Rapids-Bayard; Paton-Churdan at Glidden-Ralston

Monday, Oct. 22

Regional Quarterfinals

Region 2: Griswold/Lenox winner at East Mills; Woodbine/Whiting winner at Boyer Valley

Region 3: Glidden-Ralston/Paton-Churdan winner at CAM

Class 2-A

Regional First Round

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Region 3: West Central Valley at AHSTW; Logan-Magnolia at Missouri Valley; MVAOCOU at Woodbury Central

Region 4: IKM-Manning at Underwood

Region 5: Nodaway Valley at Southwest Valley

Regional Quarterfinals

Monday, Oct. 22

Region 3: AHSTW/WCV winner at Treynor; Missouri Valley/Lo-Ma winner at CB St. Albert; MVAOCOU/Woodbury Central winner at West Monona

Region 4: Underwood/IKMM winner at Tri-Center

Region 5: SW Valley/Nodaway Valley winner at Sidney

Class 3-A

Regional Quarterfinals

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Region 2: Atlantic at Carroll Kuemper; Carroll at OA-BCIG; Clarinda at Shenandoah; Creston at Red Oak

Class 4-A

Regional Quarterfinals

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Region 1: Storm Lake at Denison-Schleswig

Region 2: Harlan at Glenwood

Regional Semifinals

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Region 1: Denison/Storm Lake winner at Sergeant Bluff-Luton; Le Mars/Spencer winner at Sioux City Heelan

Region 2: Glenwood/Harlan winner at CB Lewis Central

Class 5-A

Regional Quarterfinal

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Region 1: Sioux City West at Sioux City North

Regional Semifinals

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Region 1: SC North/SC West winner at Sioux City East

Region 2: CB Thomas Jefferson at CB Abraham Lincoln

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