MAGNOLIA – St. Thomas More will now host a doubleheader in the first round of the volleyball state tournament after the DIAA made some schedule changes on Monday.
In the two opening-round games now being played on Thursday at St. Thomas More, No. 14 Delmarva Christian (8-6) will face No. 19 Sanford (8-7) at 6 p.m. with the 13th-seeded Ravens (11-4) then hosting No. 20 Brandywine in the 7 p.m. contest.
Single matches will now be played at Tower Hill where the Hillers host Newark Charter at 6 p.m. and at Wilmington Charter, where the Force host Concord at 6 p.m.
DIAA state tournament
Thursday, Nov. 5
At Cape Henlopen
9-Cape Henlopen (13-2) vs. 24-Conrad (8-7), 6 p.m.
16-Delmar (10-5) vs. 17-Appoquinimink (10-5), 7 p.m.
At St. Thomas More
14-Delmarva Christian (8-6) vs. 19-Sanford (8-7), 6 p.m.
13-St. Thomas More (11-4) vs. 20-Brandywine (12-3), 7 p.m.
At Tower Hill
12-Tower Hill (10-5) vs. 21-Newark Charter (9-6), 6 p.m.
At St. Mark's
10-St. Mark's (8-7) vs. 23-Red Lion Christian (6-9), 6 p.m.
15-St Elizabeth (6-9) vs. 18-Tatnall (8-7), 7 p.m.
At Wilmington Charter
11-Wilmington Charter (10-5) vs. 22-Concord (6-9), 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 7
1-Delaware Military (16-0) vs. Cape Henlopen/Conrad, 6 p.m.
8-Polytech (10-5) vs. Delmar/Appoquinimink, 7 p.m.
At Wilmington Friends
4-Wilmington Friends (12-2) vs. St. Thomas More/Brandywine, 6 p.m.
5-Ursuline (11-4) vs. Tower Hill/Newark Charter, 7 p.m.
2-Padua (12-3) vs. St. Mark's/Red Lion Christian, 6 p.m.
7-Smyrna (13-2) vs. St. Elizabeth/Tatnall, 7 p.m.
3-Archmere (13-2) vs. Delmarva Christian/Sanford, 6 p.m.
6-Caravel (15-0) vs. Wilmington Charter/Concord, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 10
Two matches at St. Mark's, times TBA
Two matches at St. Elizabeth, times TBA
Thursday, Nov. 12
At St. Mark's TBA
Monday, Nov. 16
At Carpenter Center
Third-place match, 5:30 p.m.
Championship match, 6:30 p.m.