Some of the top public school volleyball teams in the state will try to capture the Bluegrass Invitational Tournament crown starting tonight at the Kentucky Basketball Academy.
Fayette County's five public schools and five other schools ranked in the coaches' pre-season poll will be participating in the 16-team field.
The early tournament favorites include No. 10 Paul Dunbar and No. 11 Henry Clay. Other ranked teams include No. 18 Ryle, No. 20 Lafayette, No. 21 Greenwood, which won this tournament last year, as well as No. 23 Apollo, No. 24 Scott and No. 25 Boone County.
The first round of pool play is Friday night at KBA, followed by a second round on Saturday morning.
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The divisional playoffs start after that with the finals of all four divisions at 4:30 p.m.