Perham to host WDC-Fergus Falls volleyball match
Perham will host a South Sub-Section 8AA championship match Thursday between top-ranked Wadena-Deer Creek (28-0) and No. 2-ranked Fergus Falls (15-11).
WDC and Fergus Falls have not met this season but both clubs had played Detroit Lakes. Sartell, Rocori, St. Cloud Cathedral and Sauk Rapids.
The Wolverines enter Thursday's match with back-to-back playoff victories over Pequot Lakes and Perham. The Otters have defeated Detroit Lakes and Hawley.
The winner of Thusday's 7 p.m. match will advance to play the North Sub-Section 8AA champ, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton or Crookston, at 7 p.m. Saturday at a site to be determined. The Section 8AA champion will advance to the state tournament Nov. 11-13 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The eight Class AA section champs will begin play on the Xcel Center's twin courts at 5 and 7 p.m. Nov. 11.
WDC is the two-time defending Section 8AA champion. The Wolverines earned the Class AA state consolation title in 2009.