The 13th-seeded Hayward Hurricanes girls volleyball team will open the WIAA Division 2 playoffs with a regional quarterfinal match at fourth-seeded Osceola at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
The winner of the Oct. 16 game will advance to the regional semifinal on Thursday, Oct. 18, against the winner of No. 12 Somerset vs. No. 5 Altoona.
Top-seeded Bloomer and second-seeded St. Croix Central draw byes in the first round and will begin play on Oct. 18.
Other teams in the regional are No. 9 Prescott at No. 8 Rice Lake, No. 14 Northwestern at No. 3 Ellsworth, No. 11 Baldwin-Woodville at No. 6 Amery, and No. 10 Ashland at No. 7 Barron.