A total of 32 varsity volleyball teams will compete in the Tyler ISD Invitational Tournament beginning Thursday.
The tournament will be played at four different locations — John Tyler High School, Boulter Middle School, Robert E. Lee High School and Three Lakes Middle School.
Pools 1 and 2 will play at John Tyler High School. Pools 3 and 4 will play at Boulter Middle School. Pools 5 and 6 will be at Robert E. Lee High School. Pools 7 and 8 will play at Three Lakes Middle School.
John Tyler is in Pool 1 with Bryan Rudder, Mabank and Harmony. The Lady Lions, who are coming off a 3-2 win over Henderson on Tuesday, will play Harmony at noon on Thursday. John Tyler will then take on Mabank at 3 p.m. and Bryan Rudder at 4 p.m.
Tyler Lee — a 3-1 winner over Hallsville on Tuesday — is in Pool 5 with Willis, Quitman and Van. The Lady Raiders will face Van at noon, Quitman at 3 p.m. and Willis at 4 p.m.
The Pool 2 schedule for Thursday is Longview vs. Alba-Golden, noon; Mesquite Poteet vs. Carthage, 1 p.m.; Mesquite Poteet vs. Alba-Golden, 2 p.m.; Longview vs. Carthage, 3 p.m.; Longview vs. Mesquite Poteet, 4 p.m.; and Carthage vs. Alba-Golden, 5 p.m.
The Pool 3 schedule is Killeen Ellison vs. All Saints, noon; Hallsville vs. Beckville, 1 p.m.; Hallsville vs. All Saints, 2 p.m.; Killeen Ellison vs. Beckville, 3 p.m.; Killeen Ellison vs. Hallsville, 4 p.m.; and Beckville vs. All Saints, 5 p.m.
The Pool 4 schedule is Lindale vs. Bishop Gorman, noon; Spring Hill vs. Central Heights, 1 p.m.; Spring Hill vs. Bishop Gorman, 2 p.m.; Lindale vs. Central Heights, 3 p.m.; Lindale vs. Spring Hill, 4 p.m.; and Central Heights vs. Bishop Gorman, 5 p.m.
The Pool 6 schedule is Joshua vs. Pleasant Grove, noon; Lufkin vs. Joshua, 1 p.m.; Lufkin vs. Pleasant Grove, 2 p.m.; Joshua vs. Bullard, 3 p.m.; Joshua vs. Lufkin, 4 p.m.; and Bullard vs. Pleasant Grove, 5 p.m.
The Pool 7 schedule is White Oak vs. New Boston, noon; Texas High vs. Elysian Fields, 1 p.m.; Texas High vs. New Boston, 2 p.m.; White Oak vs. Elysian Fields, 3 p.m.; White Oak vs. Texas High, 4 p.m.; and Elysian Fields vs. New Boston, 5 p.m.
The Pool 8 schedule is Little Elm vs. Mineola, noon; Whitehouse vs. Henderson, 1 p.m.; Whitehouse vs. Mineola, 2 p.m.; Little Elm vs. Henderson, 3 p.m.; Little Elm vs. Whitehouse, 4 p.m.; and Henderson vs. Mineola, 5 p.m.
After Thursday, teams will be put into new pools for Friday based on their finish in their respective pool. Bracket play will take place on Saturday, concluding with the championship matches at 3:30 p.m.