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Archers Head to District Tourney

The St. Louis Community College volleyball squad dropped a three-set match to Lincoln Christian Oct. 28 and now heads to the District O Tournament Nov. 1-2 at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo.

In action against Lincoln Christian on Sophomore Night, Colleen Raftery, above, collects one of her 15 digs in the match while teammates Kariyah Ward (7) and Chelsey Key prepare for the next play. The Archers dropped by scores of 25-16, 25-18 and 25-13.

In the District O tourney, the Archers will take on third-seeded Metropolitan Community College-Longview at 7 p.m. Friday in quarterfinal action. Should they win the contest, the Archers then would face second-seeded Wentworth Military Academy in the semifinals at noon on Saturday. The championship match is slated for 2 p.m. Saturday.

Defending district champion Northeastern Oklahoma A&M is the top seed. East Central College is seeded fourth while host Cottey College is seeded fifth.