Eagles’ Volleyball Soars to State

After a successful 30-5 regular season, Horizon Honors’ varsity girls volleyball team is heading to the state championships in Prescott.

Jake Matise, Columnist

The Horizon Honors’ varsity girls volleyball team has qualified for the state tournament, after an amazing 30-5 regular season. Not only did the girls play well enough to make it to the playoffs, but they are the #3 seed in the whole tournament, which has 32 teams participating in total. The Eagles open the tournament with their first game against #30 seed Safford on Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Prescott Valley Events Center.

The team will travel to Prescott for the tournament, which will be held from Nov. 5 to Nov. 7. The girls play Safford at 7 p.m. on Thursday night, and will play the following day, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. if they win. The Eagles, if they win their first game, will play the winner of #19 Ganado vs. #14 Scottsdale Christian. The tournament championship will be played on Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Be sure to follow the tournament action and Eagles games at this link.

The girls will arrive in Prescott ready to play and compete for the championship. Freshman Olivia Moran is excited to play in the tournament. “We worked hard this season, and we’re ready to go out there and compete,” said Moran. Be sure to wish the team luck before they head off to Prescott for the championship!