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Morgan County volleyball tournament scheduled for Thursday

The schedule is set for the 2020 Morgan County volleyball tournament.

The tournament will be played on Thursday at Falkville High School. Matches will begin at 12:00 pm. The tournament includes all but two schools in Morgan County.

Hartselle won the 2019 tournament and will be the top seed in this year’s tournament. The Tigers defeated Danville 25-21, 25-14 in the finals last year.

Austin, Decatur, Falkville, and West Morgan comprise Pool A with Brewer, Decatur Heritage, and Hartselle in Pool B.

Pool games are scheduled at 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm. The semi-finals are scheduled to begin at 6 pm with the finals slated for 7 pm.

View the bracket.

Danville and Priceville to miss the tournament

The Danville and Priceille volleyball teams will miss this year’s tournament due to recent COVID-19 positive tests that have affected their teams.

“We have confirmed cases of COVID-19 that affect volleyball. This will also affect students in class with COVID-positive cases. This will impact practice, regular-season games, area games, and tournament games,” Priceville High Principal Mark Mason told the Decatur Daily on Tuesday.

Danville High Principal Marty Chambers told the Daily “Due to positive COVID-19 tests, our volleyball team will be able to reconvene on Oct. 11 in time for the area tournament that we will be hosting on the 13th of October.”

Danville is the No. 2 ranked team in Class 3A while Priceville is ranked No. 5 in Class 4A.