KINGSPORT — The Appalachian Athletic Conference will hold its volleyball tournament at MeadowView Convention Center beginning Thursday at 11 a.m.
Regular AAC champion Bryan (30-3, 19-1) comes into the tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Lady Lions take on St. Andrews at 11 a.m. followed by Union and Virginia Intermont at 1 p.m.
Montreat meets Reinhardt at 3 p.m. with Columbia and Milligan squaring off at 6 p.m.
Play continues on Friday at 10 a.m. and with the championship match set for 4 p.m.
Local players participating in the tournament include former Sullivan South standouts Taylor Fink (Bryan) and Heather Harvey (Milligan). Former Sullivan Central player Savannah Benton now plays for Milligan.
Ashley Hooven, who played at Volunteer, is a member of the Virginia Intermont squad with former Sullivan East player Kara Anderson on the Columbia squad along with former Tennessee High player Mackenzie Wood.