Some of the state’s best volleyball teams will compete with Lawrence High today for the tournament title at the Joan Wells Invitational.
The Lions (7-12) will open the morning with pool play at 9 in the main gymnasium against Maize (ranked No. 7 in Class 6A by the Kansas Volleyball Association).
LHS will also face Shawnee Mission Northwest and Blue Valley (No. 4 in 6A) in its pool.
No. 1 Blue Valley West and 5A’s No. 5, Shawnee Heights, are in the other pool.
The top two teams from each pool advance to the gold bracket and compete for the tourney title in the afternoon. The other four teams will play in the consolation bracket.