NEW MANCHESTER - The Golden Bears quest to repeat as West?Virginia Class AA state champions been delayed.
The West Virginia Region 1 Section 1 Volleyball Tournament scheduled to begin Tuesday night at Oak Glen High School was postponed due to poor weather conditions in the Marion?County area.
The five teams in the tournament are Oak Glen, Weir, East Fairmont, Fairmont Senior and North Marion.
Oak Glen’s Carissa Williams sets the ball during a match Oct. 18 at Weir. Also pictured are Sydney Kell (21) and Morgan Poling. (Photo by Aaron Petchal)
The double-elimination tournament has been changed to a single-elimination tournament.
Fourth-seeded Fairmont Senior will now play fifth-seeded North Marion at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Fairmont Senior.
The rest of the games will be played Thursday night at Oak Glen.
Thursday's schedule has not yet been announced.
The Golden Bears enter the tournament on a two-game losing streak. The losing streak is Oak Glen's first of the season.
The Golden Bears enter the tournament with a stellar record of 33-6.