Century and Legacy defended their home turf in separate matches on Aug. 31.
Century started off slow against Mandan. The two-time defending state champs trailed 20-15 in the first set before they starting making their comeback.
The Patriots rallied for 25-23 first set win. The Patriots went win on to defeat Mandan 3-1.
Century’s next mach is a rematch of the last year’s state championship, as the Patriots visit Bismarck on Sept. 5.
Legacy defeated Minot in straight sets.
The Sabers won the first set 25-20. Legacy even trailed in the second set 2-0, before rallying to take the lead.
The next match for Legacy is Sept. 1 at home against Turtle Mountain.