Garden Plain No. 1 seed for MHS Invite on Saturday

By Steve Sell
October 06, 2016

Garden Plain and Nickerson are the top two seeds in Saturday’s McPherson Invitational Volleyball Tournament as pairings were announced today.

Garden Plain is 17-5 on the year and Nickerson is 21-7.

Perennial power Carroll is the No. 3 seed at 14-8, while rounding out the upper half of the 10-team field are Goddard (15-9) and Lyons (17-11).

McPherson High, which has been ranked most of the season, is No. 6 at 16-13. The rest of the field includes Junction City (11-17), Hillsboro (7-14), Hutchinson (5-23) and Salina South (2-28).

Teams in McPherson’s pool are Nickerson, Carroll, Junction City and Salina South.

The action gets under way at 8 a.m. at the Roundhouse and the Auxiliary Gym. MHS’ first match is against Carroll. There’s an order of matches that go on when an open court comes up.