Vandalia's volleyball team will face the stiffest competition it will see all season when it travels to Highland for the fifth annual Bulldog Invitational.
The Lady Vandals will play five games in the event, with two on Friday night and three on Saturday morning.
The event opens for Vandalia at 6 p.m. on Friday, with a match against Class 4A O'Fallon, and continues at 7 p.m., with a Class 3A matchup against Carbondale.
Both games will be played on the west side of the gym.
On Saturday, the Lady Vandals begin play at 9 a.m. with a match against Class 2A Wesclin on the west side.
They then move to the east side for the final two games, which come against Class 3A Highland at 11 a.m. and Class 3A Breese Central at noon.
Vandalia finished 2-3 at last season's tournament.