Quarterfinal match features RC vs Forest Park

The Huron volleyball team gets set to accept the trophy as regional champs. (Photo by Richard Lamb)
The Huron volleyball team gets set to accept the trophy as regional champs. (Photo by Richard Lamb)

The Hurons (31-10-1) play Crystal Falls Forest Park in the Manistique quarterfinal Tuesday. Rogers City defeated Posen and Onaway in the district tournament and topped Engadine and Pellston to claim the regional title in Mackinaw City.

Forest Park topped Wakefield-Marenisco 3-0 and Bessemer 3-0 in districts and Munising 3-1 and Stephenson 3-1 in the regional.

Playing in Class C last season, the Huron lost in the districts. The Hurons’ last district win came in the 2010 season when they defeated Gaylord St. Mary in Onaway. They lost to Mio in the regional semifinal round that season.┬áRogers City won the Class C state championship in 1988 after a runner-up finish in 1987.

Forest Park lost to Stephenson in the regional finals last season. They lost to 19-time state champion Battle Creek St. Philip 3-0 in the 2013 Class D state finals. They lost to Onaway (3-0) in the 2012 quarterfinals played in Manistique.