Clarion, Keystone and DuBois Receive Top Seeds in District 9 Volleyball Playoffs

The undefeated Clarion volleyball team will begin their quest to repeat as state champion as the No. 1 seed in the District 9 Class A playoffs, which begin Tuesday.

The Bobcats, winners of 38 in a row, received a first-round bye.

In Class 2A, Keystone snagged the top seed and will also enjoy a bye. Redbank Valley, the defending district champion, is the No. 2 seed.

In Class 3A, DuBois is No. 1 seed and will play the winner of second-seeded St. Marys and third-seeded Clearfield in the title match at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at a site and time to be determined.

St. Marys hosts Clearfield at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Class 3A semifinal.

Elk County Catholic, also unbeaten this season, received the No. 2 seed in Class A and will have a bye. So will third-seeded Oswayo Valley

Following are the playoff matchups:

FIRST ROUND (all matches at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday)

(9) A-C Valley at (8) Otto-Eldred.

(10) Ridgway at (7) Coudersport.

(11) Northern Potter at Cranberry

QUARTERFINALS (all matches at 6:30 p.m. Thursday)

A-C Valley/Otto-Eldred winner at (1) Clarion

(5) Clarion-Limestone at (4) Johnsonburg

Ridgway/Coudersport winner at (2) Elk County Catholic

Northern Potter/Cranberry winner at Oswayo Valley


at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at highest seed


at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at site TBD


QUARTERFINALS (all matches at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday)

(5) Karns City at (4) Kane

(6) Punxsutawney at (3) Brookville

SEMIFINALS (all matches at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2)

Karns City/Kane winner at (1) Keystone

Punxsutawney/Brookville winner at (2) Redbank Valley


at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at site TBD

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