VB: Rincon’s season crashes and burns in 1st round

Three other Southern Arizona boys volleyball teams have a shot to win state

VB: #16 Ironwood 3, #1 Rincon-University 1

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - First Maryland-Baltimore County. Now the Ironwood Eagles.

16th seed Ironwood came down to Tucson Saturday and stunned top-seed Rincon-University in four sets (25-20, 29-31, 25-19, 25-22) to open the Conference 5A boys state volleyball tournament.

The Rangers (33-4) best season in program history is over just like that. The Eagles (13-11) will face Casteel in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.

In other matches:

  • (6A) Highland 3, Tucson 0
  • (5A) Millennium 3, Ironwood Ridge 0
  • (5A) Mountain View 3, Horizon Honors 1
  • (5A) Salpointe Catholic 3, Gilbert 0
  • (5A) Cienega 3, Catalina Foothills 1

The 3rd seed Mountain Lions (29-7) will host the 6th seed Lancers (28-7) Tuesday night. #2 seed Cienega (25-13) will also host a quarterfinal match on Tuesday. Both matches will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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