The field for the 2016 Iowa High School Volleyball State Tournament will be set in Class 5A after tonight's (Oct. 31) Region Championship matches.


REGION 1: at Cedar Falls, 7:00 PM
Cedar Falls versus Sioux City East

Cedar Falls was ranked #1 when the final IGHSAU high school volleyball rankings were released at the end of the regular season. CF beat Fort Dodge 3-0 (25-4 25-15 25-16) in their semifinal match. Sioux City East beat Sioux City West 3-0 (25-20 25-12 25-12) in the semifinal.


REGION 2: at Ankeny Centennial, 7:00 PM
Ankey Centennial versus Johnston

#3 Ankeny Centennial will take on #12 Johnston for the Region 2 title. Centennial beat up Des Moines East 3-0 (25-4 25-11 25-9) to advance to tonight's match. Johnston blanked Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 3-0 (25-16 25-6 25-8)


REGION 3: at Ankeny, 7:00 PM
Ankeny versus Waukee

#5 Ankeny shut out Ames 3-0 in their semifinal game only allowing 35 points (25-9 25-11 25-13) . Waukee upset #13 Urbandale 3-0 (25-10 25-21 26-24) to move into tonight's Region 3 championship game.


REGION 4: at Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 7:00 PM
Cedar Rapids Kennedy versus Dowling Catholic, WDM

Cedar Rapids Kennedy put down Marshalltown 3-0 (25-12 25-17 25-17) and will host tonight's title game. Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines won a 3-1 (15-25 27-25 29-27 25-18) match against Des Moines Roosevelt. Dowling Catholic was ranked 3rd in the final IGHSAU rankings of the season while Kennedy was 6th.


REGION 5: at West Des Moines Valley, 7:00 PM
West Des Moines Valley versus Cedar Rapids Prairie

#3 West Des Moines Valley will host the Region 5 title game after beating Indianola 3-0 (25-15 25-12 25-14). #14 Cedar Rapids Prairie won a hard fought 3 game match against Cedar Rapids Jefferson (25-23 27-25 25-21) in the semifinal match.


REGION 6: at Iowa City West, 7:00 PM
Iowa City West versus Bettendorf

#9 Iowa City West will host #9 Bettendorf in the Region 6 championship game. Iowa City West took three straight from Muscatine (25-11 25-11 25-12) on Tuesday to advance. Bettendorf beat Burlington 3-0 (25-12 25-14 25-12) for their ticket to tonight's region final.


REGION 7: at Dubuque Hempstead, 7:00 PM
Dubuque Hempstead versus Iowa City High

The 10th ranked Iowa City High squad will travel to Dubuque Hemstead for tonight's championship match. Iowa City High swept Cedar Rapids Washington (25-18 25-13 25-18) in their semifinal game. Dubuque Hempstead put down Waterloo West 3-0 (25-12 25-13 25-14) to advance.


REGION 8: at Marion, Linn-Mar, 7:00 PM
Linn-Mar versus Pleasant Valley

Linn-Mar was ranked as the #4 squad in the state when the final rankings were released by the IGHSAU. They beat Davenport North 3-0 (25-15 25-15 25-7) to advance to tonight's championship match. Pleasant Valley swept Davenport Central 3-0 (25-12 25-14 25-18) to move into the championship game. PV had just fell outside of the Top 15 when the final IGHSAU rankings were released.