Prep volleyball, soccer playoffs set to begin
A handful of area soccer and volleyball teams have a busy week ahead of them.
The Colorado High School Activities Association released its boys soccer playoff draws and volleyball district pairings on Sunday.
Roaring Fork (9-5) drew the No. 15 seed and will host No. 18 Bruce Randolph (10-4-1) in the first round of the 3A soccer playoffs.
Bruce Randolph is a public school in Denver that finished second in Region 8. Roaring Fork finished second in Region 3.
According to CHSAA’s 3A bracket, first-round games are slated for Wednesday.
Both Coal Ridge and Rifle will be on the road for their playoff openers.
Coal Ridge (11-3-1) drew the 17th seed and will trek all the way to Telluride (10-3-2) on Wednesday.
Rifle (5-9-1) is seeded 30th out of 32 teams and will head to No. 3 Kent Denver (11-2-1).
Times are determined by the schools and will be finalized in the coming days.
A trio of area volleyball teams are bound for district tournaments.
In Class 4A, Glenwood Springs will head to Palisade for the District 7 tournament. The Demons, who finished the season with a 10-9 record after a regular season-ending loss at Delta on Saturday, will be joined by Palisade, Montezuma-Cortez, Delta, Sand Creek and Summit.
Roaring Fork and Coal Ridge are still alive in the 3A volleyball ranks.
Roaring Fork (15-4) will head to Colorado Springs Christian for the District 5 tournament. The Rams will have company there in the form of Trinidad, Brush and the host Lions.
Coal Ridge (14-5) will be in Olathe for the District 6 tourney. The Titans will battle Classical Academy, Manitou Springs and the host Pirates with hopes of advancing to regionals. Two teams from each district qualify for regionals.
District dates and times will be released in the coming days, though the tourneys are typically held on Saturday.
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