At the State A & B volleyball tournaments in Bozeman, the two Bitterroot Valley teams will be battling through the loser-out brackets in the double-elimination contests.

Corvallis won their first matchup against Hardin Thursday 3-0 in their usual dominant way, but fell to Columbia Falls 3-1 in the evening.

Meanwhile, the Florence Falcons also had some bad luck on the first day of the tournament, losing to Colstrip 3-1.

Friday, Corvallis will play the winner of the 10 a.m. Whitefish-Havre game. That contest will be at 2 p.m.

Florence will be up against Fairfield at 12 noon.