On October 6th, Pullman’s Homecoming Day, Pullman Varsity girls traveled to Seattle for the Burlington-Edison Tournament. This tournament was invite only and Pullman was fortunate to be one of the 12 teams invited. This tournament featured five of the top eight finishers in last year’s 2A state tournament. Pullman ended up playing the top four 2A teams in state. Walking into this tournament Pullman was ranked eighth in state for 2A. The first game of pool play was against Woodland ranked 3rd in 2A. The first set Pullman lost 28-26. Pullman came back and won the second set with a score of 25-16. Tournament rules were two sets of 25 and winner is decided from won/lost and point differential. Pullman won the first set and beat Woodland in points. The next game of pool play was against Lynden who was ranked sixth in 2A state, Pullman won in 2 sets 25-16 and 27-25. Pullman finished in 1st place in their first. Pullman played in their first game of the second pool. Ellensburg was ranked second in the state for 2A. Ellensburg was great offensively but Pullman held their own beating them in two sets with the scores being 25-23 and 25-22. The last game of pool play was against the number one team ranked in state, Ridgefield. Pullman ended up having a rough start losing the first set 25-23 but Pullman won the second set. The score was 25-17 so Pullman then beat Ridgefield in points landing them first place in their pool again. Pullman then moved onto bracket play where they would play the best 2 out of 3 sets. The first game was against the fourth team ranked in state, Burlington-Edison. They were also the 2017 defending state champs. Pullman ended up losing the first set 25-20. Pullman didn’t give up and won the next set 25-23. Pullman ended up crushing Edison in the last set with a score 15-4. This then brought Pullman to the championship game. In the championship Pullman played Lynden Christian a 1A private school, who finished 3rd at last year's state 1A tournament. Lynden Christian beat Pullman in two sets with the scores of 25-22 and 25-14. Pullman ended the tournament ranked second overall, but out of all the 2A teams in the tournament Pullman ranked first. This was the best competition Pullman has seen all season, it was a good tournament to prepare the hounds for the future. Pullman had some of their best games of the season in this tournament, making it easy to say that Pullman did an exceptional job.