Chandler is the place to be for an early saturation of boys volleyball this weekend. Chandler High, along with Arizona College Prep, are the venues for the 15th annual Wolf Howl Invitational.
Twenty teams are in this year's field and divided into five pools of four teams each. Play begins Friday March 3 at 11 a.m. and continues through late afternoon. Cross-pool play opens Saturday March 4 at 8 a.m. and bracket play in gold, silver and bronze divisions bring the tourney to conclusion by late Saturday afternoon. Defending tournament champion and Division I state champion is Boulder Creek. Seton Catholic is the defending D-II state champion.
The pool assignments: Pool A: Boulder Creek, Mesa Mtn. View, Hamitlon and Mountain Pointe. Pool B: Highland, Mesa, Chandler and Mesquite. Pool C: Desert Vista, Corona del Sol, Seton and Higley. Pool D: Perry, Desert Ridge, Cienega, Deer Valley. Pool E: Brophy Prep, Gilbert, Horizon Honors and Basha.