North Dakota Region 8 Volleyball Tournament preview

Watford City – The North Dakota Region 8 Volleyball Tournament kicks off on Monday at the Rough Rider Center in Watford City.

Here is a full preview of the action:

Kenmare Honkers (D16-#1) (29-9)

Vs. 3:00pm

Alexander Comets (D15-#4) (8-12)

The Kenmare Honkers are coming off an impressive showing in the District 16 Tournament. The hard hitting combo of McKayla Neubauer and Sierra Overton will present a difficult challenge for the Comets. Alexander upset #2 New Town in the District 15 Tournament to qualify for the Region 8 Tournament.


Ray Jays (D16-#3) (17-16)

Vs. 4:30pm

Parshall Braves (D15-#2) (8-14)

The Ray Jays won their October 25th meeting with the Parshall Braves 3-0. District 16 Senior Athlete of the Year Marissa Veach is coming off an excellent District 16 Tournament, Veach does it all for the Jays and will likely be a handful for the Braves once again.


Watford City Wolves (D15-#1) (28-8)

Vs. 6:00pm

Stanley Blue Jays (D16-#4) (9-26-1)

The Wolves won their only regular season meeting with the Stanley Blue Jays on September 27th. The Wolves bring in a 12 game winning streak to the Region 8 Tournament. The Blue Jays showed in their semifinal match with Kenmare that they can hang with the upper-echelon teams for stretches. The young Blue Jays will need to be on the top of their game to advance against the District 15 champions.


Powers  Lake Ranchers (D16-#2) (22-9)

Vs.  7:30pm

Trinity Christian Crusaders (D15-#3) (10-16)

Powers Lake looked very impressive for a majority of the District 16 Tournament. The Ranchers have three hitters that can really bring the heat (Hove, Titus, and Honrud). The Crusaders will have their hands full with the Ranchers in the first round.


What:  North Dakota Region 8 Volleyball Tournament

Where: Rough Rider Center in Watford City

When: Tournament Starts at 3pm on Monday, November 7th.

Where you can follow along: The Stanley Gazette will be providing upsets on our site as well as on Twitter (@StanleyGazette) and on Facebook.


Also, Check out the latest articles on the District 15 and District 16 Tournaments:

District 15 Volleyball Tournament: Watford City tops Parshall for district title

Iverson named to District 16 All-District Volleyball team

Veach, Christenson take home District 16 volleyball honors

Kenmare tops Powers Lake for District 16 Championship

District 16 Tournament: Blue Jays glide by Titans

Iverson, Schmidt tabbed to District 16 All-Tournament Team

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