The Hayward Hurricanes girls volleyball team will open the WIAA playoffs Tuesday, Oct. 22, when the 14th-seeded Canes will play the third-seeded Altoona Railroaders at a Division 2 regional quarterfinal match in Altoona. Game time is 7 p.m.
The winner of the Oct. 22 game will advance to the regional semifinal on Oct. 24 against the winner of No. 11 Barron vs. No. 6 Ellsworth.
The regional championship will be played Saturday, Oct. 26.
In Division 4, the 13th seeded Lac Courte Oreilles Eagles will open the playoffs with a quarterfinal match at fourth-seeded Bayfield at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.