Ravenwood's Tanya Sichling runs to the sideline as Emily Birrell takes the floor for her.

The state volleyball tournaments are being held in Murfreesboro at multiple sites Tuesday through Friday.

Here’s what you need to know about the double-elimination tournaments.

Class A

First-round matchups, Tuesday at Siegel High School: Halls (21-2) vs. South Greene (36-3), 9:30 a.m.; Eagleville (21-9) vs. Loretto (38-8), noon; Westview (19-8) vs. North Greene (20-14), 2:30 p.m.; Sale Creek (29-11) vs. Summertown (40-4), 5 p.m.

Who’s on a roll: Defending champion Summertown has won nine in a row since losing to Class AAA Nolensville.

Keep an eye on: Loretto senior Karly Weathers. The Alabama basketball commitment leads the team with 529 kills.

Class AA

First-round matchups, Tuesday at Rockvale: Hume-Fogg (31-6) vs. Anderson County (35-11), 9:30 a.m.; East Hamilton (28-5) vs. Lexington (34-4), noon; Lawrence County (33-9) vs. Dyer County (38-11), 2:30 p.m.; Signal Mountain (17-16) vs. Sullivan East (21-7), 5 p.m.

Who’s on a roll: With Nolensville moving up to Class AAA, there will be a new AA champion. Anderson County has won nine matches in a row behind leader Jayce Braden (194 kills this year).

Keep an eye on: Hume-Fogg’s Nya Brown and the Blue Knights, who are back in the state tournament for the first time since 2016.

Class AAA

First-round matchups, Tuesday at Blackman: Hardin Valley (32-11) vs. Siegel (29-12), 9:30 a.m.; Houston (24-10) vs. Ravenwood (24-13), noon); Maryville (32-8) vs. Collierville (37-7), 2:30 p.m.; Nolensville (38-3) vs. Cleveland (36-11), 5 p.m.

Who’s on a roll: Nolensville has been red-hot winning 12 matches in a row. The Knights took down eight-time defending state champion Brentwood in a district tournament.

Keep an eye on: Siegel. The Stars went unscathed through their district and regional tournaments. Brooke Gilleland has 604 kills this season.

Division II-A

First-round matchups, Tuesday at MTCS: Notre Dame (28-5) vs. Concord Christian (20-13), 9:30 a.m.; BGA (28-2) vs. Northpoint Christian (26-4), 11:30 a.m.; Notre Dame/Concord loser vs. BGA/North Point Christian loser, 1:30 p.m.

Who’s on a roll: BGA has won 12 of 13 matches heading into its second consecutive state tournament appearance.

Keep an eye on: Last year’s champion, Goodpasture, isn’t in the field. Notre Dame, last year’s runner-up, has lost just two sets since Sept. 27.

Division II-AA

First-round matchups, Tuesday at MTCS: Ensworth (17-8) vs. Briarcrest (38-2), 9:30 a.m.; Father Ryan (17-6) vs. Knoxville Catholic (31-9), 5:30 p.m.; Ensworth/Briarcrest loser vs. Father Ryan Knoxville Catholic loser, 7:30 p.m.

Who’s on a roll: Briarcrest, last year’s champion and winner of four of the last five Division II-AA titles, has won 20 consecutive matches. It’s a balanced lineup led by Kendall Barnes, who has recorded 284 kills.

Keep an eye on: Ensworth junior Hannah Scott. She has 211 kills to go with 324 digs. The Tigers have the toughest first-round matchup in the bracket.

Tyler Palmateer covers high school sports for Main Street Nashville. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Palmateer has covered high school and college sports for nearly a decade. Find him on Twitter @tpalmateer83.

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