4A Volleyball: Tigers punch ticket to state
The 11th-ranked La Grande volleyball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A state tournament, drubbing Siuslaw Saturday 25-16, 25-21, 25-19 in a playoff at La Grande High School.
La Grande, the top seed out of the Greater Oregon League, will open state tournament play against Hidden Valley at 10 a.m. Friday at Lane Community College in Eugene.
The Tigers are 18-3 on the season.
Other first-round match ups include Philomath-Cascade, Sisters-Banks and Ridgeview-Crook County.
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