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10/22/12 – KHSAA State Volleyball This Weekend

October 22, 2012 2012-2013 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  OCTOBER 22, 2012

KHSAA STATE VOLLEYBALL THIS WEEKEND

For the third consecutive year the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament will be played in Louisville but the action shifts to a different venue.

The 2012 edition of the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament will be contested at the new Cantrell Gymnasium on the campus of Valley High School on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27. The first match between 13th Region champion Corbin and First Region champion Lone Oak begins at 10 a.m. on Friday. A total of eight first-round matches will be played on Friday. Quarterfinal action begins on Saturday morning at 9 a.m., with the semifinals slated for 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The championship match will begin at 8 o’clock Saturday night.  Assumption is the two-time defending champion of the event.

The state bracket with each matchup can be found at http://khsaa.org/httpdocs/volleyball/2012/statebracket.pdf.

Fans may purchase advance tickets for each session or the entire tournament at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4523038530?ref=ebtn.

 SOCCER SEMI-STATE ROUND BEGINS TONIGHT

Thanks to last week’s regional tournaments each of the 16 boys’ and girls’ soccer regional champions were crowned.

 Beginning tonight the eight spots in the expanded KHSAA Boys’ and Girls’ State Soccer Championships will be determined with a Semi-State round of competition. Eight girls’ matches will be contested tonight while eight boys’ matches will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

 The winners advance to the state quarterfinal round on Saturday. The boys’ quarterfinals will be played at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, while the girls’ matches will be contested at Lafayette High School. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School will be the site of the semifinals and championship matches. The girls’ semifinals will be on Wednesday, Oct. 31, while the boys’ semifinals will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1. Both championship matches are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

 A complete boys’ state bracket is available at http://khsaa.org/httpdocs/soccer/2012/boysstatebracket.pdf

A complete girls’ state bracket is available at http://khsaa.org/httpdocs/soccer/2012/girlsstatebracket.pdf

 Fans may purchase advance tickets for the event.  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2423863842?ref=ebtn

MEDIA CREDENTIALS

Media outlets that wish to cover any remaining KHSAA Fall Sports championship (volleyball, soccer, cross country or football) are required to request credentials in advance of the event. Please go to http://credentials.khsaa.org to request credentials for the KHSAA championship event you would like to cover.

Inquiries regarding credentials should be directed to Marilyn Mitchell (mmitchell@khsaa.org). 

 UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 26-27         KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament, Cantrell Gymnasium, Valley High

                          School, Louisville

Oct. 27              KHSAA Girls’ State Soccer Quarterfinals, Lafayette High School, Lexington

Oct. 27              KHSAA Boys’ State Soccer Quarterfinals, Henry Clay High School,            

                           Lexington

Oct. 31              KHSAA Girls’ State Soccer Semifinals, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School,

                          Lexington

Nov. 1               KHSAA Boys’ State Soccer Semifinals, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School,

                          Lexington

Nov. 3               KHSAA Boys’ and Girls’ State Soccer Championships, Paul Laurence

                          Dunbar High School, Lexington

 

–KHSAA –

 

About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501 3(c) organization made up of 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions state championships in 19 sports and four sport-activities for more than 70,000 student-athletes, licenses and trains over 4,100 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its member school student athletes as well as overseeing coaching education and medical symposium programs.