Tower Hill No. 1 seed in DIAA Volleyball Tournament

Tower Hill No. 1 seed in DIAA Volleyball Tournament

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Tower Hill No. 1 seed in DIAA Volleyball Tournament

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Tower Hill's Ashleigh Brady sets the ball against Tatnall on Oct. 18. The Hillers earned the No. 1 seed in the DIAA Volleyball Tournament, and will begin postseason play on Saturday.

Tower Hill’s Ashleigh Brady sets the ball against Tatnall on Oct. 18. The Hillers earned the No. 1 seed in the DIAA Volleyball Tournament, and will begin postseason play on Saturday.

Tower Hill earned the No. 1 seed on Monday when the pairings were determined for the DIAA Volleyball Tournament.

The Hillers are 14-1 this season, their only loss coming at Wilmington Friends on Sept. 30. Tower Hill is one of eight teams to earn a first-round bye in the 24-team tournament, which begins Thursday with four doubleheaders. Archmere is the No. 2 seed, followed by Padua, Delaware Military Academy and St. Mark’s.

The eight second-round matches will be played Saturday, with sites and times to be announced. The quarterfinals will be Tuesday, Nov. 8, followed by the semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 10. The third-place and championship matches will be Monday, Nov. 14 at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center.

Tickets for the first three rounds are $5. Semifinal tickets are $6, and finals tickets are $8. Finals tickets may be purchased online at https://statechamps.com/clients/diaa/ and will also be available at the door.

DIAA VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

FIRST ROUND

THURSDAY

No. 21 Delmarva Christian vs. No. 12 Charter of Wilmington at Caesar Rodney, 6

No. 17 Sussex Tech at No. 16 Caesar Rodney, 7

No. 24 St. Georges vs. No. 9 Red Lion Christian at Caravel, 6

No. 13 Conrad at No. 20 Caravel, 7

No. 18 Newark Charter vs. No. 15 Polytech at Tatnall, 6

No. 23 A.I. du Pont at No. 10 Tatnall, 7

No. 19 Appoquinimink vs. No. 14 Cape Henlopen at St. Thomas More, 6

No. 22 Delmar at No. 11 St. Thomas More, 7

SECOND ROUND

SATURDAY

Sites and times TBA

Sussex Tech-Caesar Rodney winner vs. No. 1 Tower Hill

St. Georges-Red Lion Christian winner vs. No. 8 Friends

Caravel-Conrad winner vs. No. 4 Delaware Military Academy

Delmarva Christian-Charter of Wilmington winner vs. No. 5 St. Mark’s

Newark Charter-Polytech winner vs. No. 2 Archmere

A.I. du Pont-Tatnall winner vs. No. 7 Smyrna

Appoquinimink-Cape Henlopen winner vs. No. 3 Padua

Delmar-St. Thomas More winner vs. No. 6 Ursuline

QUARTERFINALS

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Sites and times TBA

Sussex Tech-Caesar Rodney-Tower Hill winner vs. St. Georges-Red Lion Christian-Wilmington Friends winner

Caravel-Conrad-DMA winner vs. Delmarva Christian-Charter of Wilmington-St. Mark’s winner

Newark Charter-Polytech-Archmere winner vs. A.I. du Pont-Tatnall-Smyrna winner

Appoquinimink-Cape Henlopen-Padua winner vs. Delmar-St. Thomas More-Ursuline winner

SEMIFINALS

Thursday, Nov. 10

Photo gallery: Padua outlasts Ursuline in five sets

Sites and times TBA

FINALS

Monday, Nov. 14

At Bob Carpenter Center

Third-place and championship matches, times TBA

Contact Brad Myers at bmyers@delawareonline.com. Follow on Twitter: @BradMyersTNJ

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