North Thurston was the surprise of the Class 3A tournament at Saint Martin's University, pulling off wins over Shorewood, Columbia River and Southridge to advance to Saturday night's title match before falling to Prairie, 3-0 (20-25, 22-25, 16-25). In 4A, Olympia advanced to the semifinals, and placed fourth after its 3-1 (28-26, 25-21, 20-25, 25-22) loss to Jackson. And finally in 2A, Tumwater played in the title match for the second year in a row, but fell to West Valley of Yakima, 3-1 (25-23, 18-25, 25-22, 25-18).
PHOTO GALLERY: 3A state title match -- North Thurston v. Prairie
-- North Thurston's run ends short of 3A state title
-- Olympia falls to Jackson to earn fourth place at 4A
-- West Valley tops Tumwater in 2A title match