The Mid-Columbia Conference went 0-3 in the first round of the 3A/4A state volleyball tournaments Friday at Toyota Center.
In the 4A tournament, Richland pushed Emerald Ridge to five sets before losing the deciding set 15-10. The Bombers are back on the court at 6:45 p.m. in a loser-out match against Lake Stevens.
Walla Walla, making its first state appearance since 2002, dropped a three-set match to Curtis, but pushed the Vikings every step of the way.
The Blue Devils have a loser-out match at 6:45 p.m. against the loser of the Jackson/Tahoma match — of which Tahoma had taken the first two sets.
In 3A action, Southridge lost in three sets to defending state champion Lakeside. The Suns won the first set of their loser-out match against Snohomish, 25-18.
Set scores: Emerald Ridge d. Richland 25-16, 24-26, 25-14, 20-25, 15-10. Richland: Jordanne Bauder 10K, 21 assts; Sage Brustad 13K; Lindsay Rosenthal 16K; Abby Sorenson 20 assts; Lainie Lacey 44 digs; Madelaine Haynie 5K, 4B.
Set scores: Curtis d. Walla Walla 25-16, 25-19, 25-20. Walla Walla: Noelani Helm 10K, 15 assts, 10 digs, 1 ace; Hannah Hair 9K; Faith Hoe 4K, 1B, 1 ace; Emily Dimino 10 digs; Jordan Wicklund 11 digs, 12 assts; Kamryn Coleman 5K, 9 digs; Emma Wenzel 3K, 2B.
Set scores: Lakeside d. Southridge 25-17, 25-21, 25-22. Southridge: Riley Hebdon 11K, 7 digs; Sophia Sumner 7K, 7 digs, 2 aces; Kennedy Conrad 23 assts, 8 digs; Shayla Hood 16 digs. Lakeside: Reilly Pigott 19K, 5 digs; Maddie Ryan 33 assts, 10 digs; Alena Korobko 10L, 5 digs.