Volleyball: Florence takes top seed for tourney

FLORENCE, Wis. — Northern Lakes Conference champion Florence has earned a top seed for a WIAA Division 4 super regional girls volleyball tournament.

The Ladycats will host No. 16 Marion in one of the eight regional openers on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Start time is 7 p.m., with regional ticket prices for all students and adults increased from $4 to $5 in 2017.

Sixth-seeded Niagara also landed a home match, meeting No 11 Lena. Pembine/Goodman, seeded No. 12, will travel to No. 5 Wausaukee.

Second-round regional matches are set for Thursday, Oct. 19, with the winner to play Saturday, Oct. 21. Regional final is set for Thursday, Oct. 26, at Lena.

Second-seeded Three Lakes along with No. 3 Gresham, No. 4 Elcho, No. 7 Suring and No. 8 Tigerton also gained first-round home dates.