181027 SU volleyball squadFOREST GROVE, Ore. -- The South Umpqua volleyball team is playing for third place at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament Saturday after splitting their quarter- and semi-finals matches Friday.

The No. 3 seeded Lancers suffered a loss to No. 2 Santiam Christian (25-17, 25-23, 25-18) in the semifinals Friday night.

Friday morning, SU notched a quarterfinal win over Horizon Christian of Tualatin in three straight games (25-20, 25-17, 25-11).

The Lancers play in the 3rd/5th place game Saturday at noon against No. 5 Blanchet Catholic.

This marks the first time SU has played in the state tourney since 2000.

(posted 11/2/18)