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Area volleyball playoff seedings announced

The Section 8A and Section 8AA volleyball seedings were released recently, and a few area schools finished well enough to secure home games in their first playoff matchups.

The 8A North’s eighth-seeded Blackduck finished the regular season with a 7-17 record and will host No. 9 Mahnomen at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in Blackduck, with the winner advancing to play top-seeded Fosston.

No. 5 Cass Lake-Bena earned a home playoff game and will host No. 12 Red Lake for a shot at playing No. 4 Red Lake County Central in the second round.

No. 6 Northome/Kelliher will take on No. 11 Indus at 7 p.m. Monday in Northome, and the winner will advance to play No. 3 Win-E-Mac.

Clearbrook-Gonvick was handed the 10th seed and will travel to play No. 7 Waubun, also at 7 p.m. Monday, with the winner moving on to play No. 2 Lake of the Woods.

In the Section 8AA tournament, Bagley was seeded eighth and will face No. 1 Roseau on the road at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26.