Kenai, Sitka get top seeds at Pritchard tourney

The bracket is set for the Shayna Pritchard Memorial Volleyball Tournament today at Nikiski High School.

The bracket was set up by Friday pool play.

In Pool 1 on Friday, Homer defeated Bethel 25-8, 25-10, Kenai defeated Bethel 25-13, 25-7, and Kenai defeated Homer 25-12, 25-11. In Pool 2 on Friday, Sitka split with Barrow, winning 25-13 and losing 25-20; Barrow defeated Nikiski 25-21, 25-17; and Sitka defeated Nikiski 25-19, 25-22.

Kenai earned the top seed from Pool 1, while Sitka, due to a tiebreaker, earned the top seed from Pool 2.

In Saturday’s first round, Homer plays Nikiski at 9:30 a.m. and Barrow plays Bethel at 10:45 a.m. The losers of the first-round matches play for fifth place at 2:30 p.m.

The Homer-Nikiski winner takes on Sitka at noon, while the Barrow-Bethel winner takes on Kenai at 1:15 p.m. The winner of those matches plays for the championship at 5 p.m., while the loser plays for third place at 3:45 p.m.

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