Ritchie advances in state volleyball tourney

CHARLESTON – Ritchie County High School defeated Williamstown, 3-2, in the opening round of the West Virginia High School Volleyball Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center Colesium.

The scores were (Ritchie listed first): 19-25, 25-15, 25-19, 17-25, 15-11.

Wirt County in the afternoon match defeated Tyler Consolidated High School 3-1.

Wirt County will play the winner of the Moorefield-Greater Beckley Christian pairing today.

Ritchie advances to the 6:30 p.m. session against East Hardy, a 3-0 winner over Greenbrier West High School.