The Butte Central volleyball team will open the divisional tournament at noon today against Whitefish in Columbia Falls.
BC, which finished the season with an 8-6 overall record, is looking for its second straight trip to the state tournament and third trip overall.
The winner of the BC-Whitefish match will likely take on Corvallis at 2 p.m. Friday. The Blue Devils won the Southwestern A regular-season crown and will play the winner of the Frenchtown-Hamilton 10 a.m. match at 6 p.m.
The loser heads to a 10 a.m. Friday loser-out match.
On the other side of the bracket, Dillon plays Polson at 2 p.m., while Stevensville and Columbia Falls meet at 4 p.m. Bracket
The top four teams advance to the Class A State tournament, which is next week in Bozeman. The Maroons placed third at state last season.