Area high school volleyball teams opened their season with matches on Thursday and will play at tournaments this weekend.

Area high school volleyball teams opened their season with matches on Thursday and will play at tournaments this weekend.

Lourdes will play at the Weeping Water tourney beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Nebraska City and Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca will play at the Twin Rivers tourney at Plattsmouth on Saturday.

The Pioneers open tourney play at 8 a.m. against Arlington, while the Rockets get their tourney going at 9 a.m. against Platteview.

Regardless of a win or a loss, Nebraska City will play again at 10 a.m. S-D-A would play its next match at 11 a.m. regardless of what happens in its first match.

Third place and seventh place matches will be played at 12:30 p.m. while championship and fifth place matches will be played at 1:45 p.m.

Other teams in the tourney field are Raymond Central, Plattsmouth, Auburn and Ralston.

Lourdes opened the season on Thursday with a win over Sidney, Iowa, while S-D-A beat Fort Calhoun and Nebraska City fell to Gretna.