Faribault Volleyball On the Road Section 1AAA Playoffs
The Faribault Falcons coaches thought they might be a #8 seed Wednesday and open their playoff season at home. They are the #9 seed and travel to Rochester Century. The Falcons defeated Century during the regular season and both teams have 13-13 records.
The Falcons defeated Rochester Century in Rochester September 26 by scores of 25-21, 25-23, 25-17. The Panthers defeated Farmington a team Faribault lost to twice.
Faribault defeated #3 seed John Marshall, Century lost to them. The Falcons defeated Mankato East. Century lost to them.
The Panthers lost to H-V-L Cannon Falls, beat Rochester Lourdes while Faribault defeated Zumbrota-Mazeppa and lost to Kenyon-Wanamingo.
The Falcons lost to state ranked Class A Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, state ranked Class AA Concordia Academy and Stewartville. Rochester Century defeated Class A state ranked Caledonia, 6 win Class A Southland and Class A Hayfield.
Northfield is the top seed with a record of 27-1. Their only loss to undefeated Class AAA top rated Eagan. Lakeville North (20-8) is the #2 seed and will play the winner of the #10 Owatonna (5-22) at #7 Farmington (11-16) match.
#3 seed Rochester John Marshall (20-6) hosts the #11 Austin (11-14) at #6 Winona (15-11) winner.
#4 seed Rochester Mayo (17-8) will be home Friday against the #5 Lakeville South (15-13) versus Albert Lea (0-15) winner.
The Faribault/Century victor goes to #1 Northfield Friday.