Belleville East Classic volleyball tourney loaded with talented teams and players

News-DemocratOctober 3, 2013 

Some of the region's top high school volleyball teams will battle this weekend at the annual Belleville East Metro Classic, which is being held at Belleville East High School and Wolf Branch Middle School.

Winners in pool play advance to the gold flight, second place teams go to the silver flight and third place teams go to the bronze flight. The tourney championship is set for 2:15 p.m. Saturday at Belleville East's main gym.

Here is the tournament schedule:

Belleville East Metro Classic

at Belleville East High School and Wolf Branch Middle School

Pool 1 (East Main): Mater Dei, Columbia, Althoff

Pool 2 (East Main): Parkway West, Mt. Pulaski, Belleville East

Pool 3 (East Annex): Central, Incarnate Word, Gibault

Pool 4 (East Annex): Ursuline, Normal, Parkway South

Pool 5 (Wolf Branch): Nerinx Hall, Quincy, O'Fallon

Pool 6 (Wolf Branch): Belleville West, Cor Jesu, Fox

Friday, Oct. 4

at Belleville East Main

Mater Dei vs. Columbia, 4:45 p.m.

Columbia vs. Althoff, 6 p.m.

Mater Dei vs. Althoff, 7:15 p.m.

Parkway West vs. Mt. Pulaski, 4:45 p.m.

Mt. Pulaski vs. Belleville East, 6 p.m.

Parkway West vs. Belleville East, 7:15 p.m.

at Belleville East Annex

Central vs. Incarnate Word, 4:45 p.m.

Incarnate Word vs. Gibault, 6 p.m.

Central vs. Gibault, 7:15 p.m.

Ursuline vs. Normal, 4:45 p.m.

Normal vs. Parkway South, 6 p.m.

Ursuline vs. Parkway South, 7:15 p.m.

at Wolf Branch Middle School, Swansea

Nerinx Hall vs. Quincy, 4:45 p.m.

Quincy vs. O'Fallon, 6 p.m.

Nerinx Hall vs. O'Fallon, 7:15 p.m.

Belleville West vs. Cor Jesu, 4:45 p.m.

Cor Jesu vs. Fox, 6 p.m.

Belleville West vs. Fox, 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Gold Flight

at Belleville East Main

Pool 4 1st vs. Pool 5 1st, 9 a.m.

Pool 3 1st vs. Pool 6 1st, 9 a.m.

Pool 1 1st vs. Pool 4 1st, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 2 1st vs. Pool 3 1st, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 1 1st vs. Pool 5 1st, 11:30 a.m.

Pool 2 1st vs. Pool 6 1st, 11:30 a.m.

Fifth Place, 1 p.m.

Third Place, 1 p.m.

Championship, 2:15 p.m.

Silver Flight

at Belleville East Annex

Pool 4 2nd vs. Pool 5 2nd, 9 a.m.

Pool 1 2nd vs. Pool 4 2nd, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 1 2nd vs. Pool 5 2nd, 11:30 a.m.

Pool 3 2nd vs. Pool 6 2nd, 9 a.m.

Pool 2 2nd vs. Pool 3 2nd, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 2 2nd vs. Pool 6 2nd, 11:30 a.m.

11th place, 1 p.m.

9th place, 1 p.m.

7th place, 2:15 p.m.

Bronze Flight

at Wolf Branch Middle School, Swansea

Pool 4 3rd vs. Pool 5 3rd, 9 a.m.

Pool 1 3rd vs. Pool 4 3rd, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 1 3rd vs. Pool 5 3rd, 11:30 a.m.

Pool 3 3rd vs. Pool 6 3rd, 9 a.m.

Pool 2 3rd vs. Pool 3 3rd, 10:15 a.m.

Pool 2 3rd vs. Pool 6 3rd, 11:30 a.m.

17th place, 1 p.m.

15th place, 1 p.m.

13th place, 2:15 p.m.

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