Valdez High School took time to recognize senior volleyball players during matches against Kenny Lake and Glennallen last weekend. The volleyball team recognized seven seniors for their outstanding high school careers; Jessi Cox, Maddy Fleming, Madeline Hogarth, Sidney Hursh, Zoe Langseth, Mesa Rohrer, and Joy Shumate.
The volleyball team will be hosting a regional tournament this weekend with six teams: Valdez, Delta, Monroe, Eielson, Galena, and Hutchison. The tournament is this Friday and Saturday in the VHS gym. The hometown Lady Bucs will have their first match at 3:45pm Friday, and the final game of the day will be at 7:15pm. Saturday. The matches begin at 10am and the championship game and award ceremony start at 3:15pm Saturday. The Monroe Catholic Rams will be going into the tournament as the first seed and the Lady Bucs will be right behind them as second seed. Coach Ronal Langseth is very optimistic going into this weekend. “Mesa and Zoe are two of the most devastating hitters in the state,” said Langseth.