~ PVN staff report
LURAY, Oct. 26 — Both Luray and Page County dropped their first round quarterfinal match in the Bull Run District volleyball tournament on the road Monday.
The Bulldogs (11-9) fell to Clarke (14-7) in three straight sets. Luray had lost to Clarke 11 days earlier 3-1. After starting the season at 11-4, Luray dropped their last five regular season matches. Now the Bulldogs await the seedings for the Region B tournament, which begins Nov. 1. Clarke advances to take on East Rockingham (15-4) in a district semifinal tonight (Tuesday).
The Panthers (7-11) lost their district quarterfinal to Madison (13-6). After working through a seven-game losing streak earlier in the season, Page ended the regular season with four consecutive wins, including a tough 3-2 win over Rappahannock at home on Friday. The Panthers also now await the seedings for the Region B tournament. Madison advances to the other district semifinal tonight against Central (18-3).
The Bull Run district championship will be played on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the higher seed.
The Region B volleyball tournament begins with the quarterfinals on Monday, Nov. 1. The semifinals are slated for Thursday, Nov. 4, with the region championship scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9.
For full schedules, rosters and standings — check out the Bull Run District website.