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Region 8 Volleyball Tournament: Ray stuns Watford City to advance to State Tournament

Watford City – The Ray Jays pulled off another upset over the Watford City Wolves (#1 seed from District 15) in the North Dakota Region 8 Volleyball Tournament Championship.

The Ray Jays jumped out to a two set lead over the Wolves before Watford City battled back to force a fifth set. The Jays were able to take the deciding set 15-13.

The Ray Jays beat the Kenmare Honkers (#1 seed from District 16) in the semifinals.

Sets:

1st: Ray 27, Watford City 25

2nd: Ray 25, Watford 23

3rd: Watford City 25, Ray 13

4th: Watford City 25, Ray 19

5th: Ray 15, Watford City 13

Ray’s Marissa Veach was awarded the Region 8 Senior Athlete of the Year.

– The Powers Lake Ranchers avenged their District 16 Championship game loss to the Kenmare Honkers by topping the Honkers 3-2 for 3rd place in the Region 8 Volleyball Tournament.

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