St. Thomas More to host volleyball state tourney matches

MAGNOLIA – St. Thomas More will now host a doubleheader in the first round of the volleyball state tournament after the DIAA made some schedule changes on Monday.

In the two opening-round games now being played on Thursday at St. Thomas More, No. 14 Delmarva Christian (8-6) will face No. 19 Sanford (8-7) at 6 p.m. with the 13th-seeded Ravens (11-4) then hosting No. 20 Brandywine in the 7 p.m. contest.

Single matches will now be played at Tower Hill where the Hillers host Newark Charter at 6 p.m. and at Wilmington Charter, where the Force host Concord at 6 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

DIAA state tournament

First round

Thursday, Nov. 5

At Cape Henlopen

9-Cape Henlopen (13-2) vs. 24-Conrad (8-7), 6 p.m.

16-Delmar (10-5) vs. 17-Appoquinimink (10-5), 7 p.m.

At St. Thomas More

14-Delmarva Christian (8-6) vs. 19-Sanford (8-7), 6 p.m.

13-St. Thomas More (11-4) vs. 20-Brandywine (12-3), 7 p.m.

At Tower Hill

12-Tower Hill (10-5) vs. 21-Newark Charter (9-6), 6 p.m.

At St. Mark’s

10-St. Mark’s (8-7) vs. 23-Red Lion Christian (6-9), 6 p.m.

15-St Elizabeth (6-9) vs. 18-Tatnall (8-7), 7 p.m.

At Wilmington Charter

11-Wilmington Charter (10-5) vs. 22-Concord (6-9), 6 p.m.

Second round

Saturday, Nov. 7

At McKean

1-Delaware Military (16-0) vs. Cape Henlopen/Conrad, 6 p.m.

8-Polytech (10-5) vs. Delmar/Appoquinimink, 7 p.m.

At Wilmington Friends

4-Wilmington Friends (12-2) vs. St. Thomas More/Brandywine, 6 p.m.

5-Ursuline (11-4) vs. Tower Hill/Newark Charter, 7 p.m.

At Brandywine

2-Padua (12-3) vs. St. Mark’s/Red Lion Christian, 6 p.m.

7-Smyrna (13-2) vs. St. Elizabeth/Tatnall, 7 p.m.

At Archmere

3-Archmere (13-2) vs. Delmarva Christian/Sanford, 6 p.m.

6-Caravel (15-0) vs. Wilmington Charter/Concord, 7 p.m.

Quarterfinals

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Two matches at St. Mark’s, times TBA

Two matches at St. Elizabeth, times TBA

Semifinals

Thursday, Nov. 12

At St. Mark’s TBA

Finals

Monday, Nov. 16

At Carpenter Center

Third-place match, 5:30 p.m.

Championship match, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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