The Hermiston bench comes alive after a Bulldog point during the teams play-in match with Sandy on Tuesday at the Dawg House. Hermiston won the match in four sets. Hermiston will host the?Marist Spartans today at 4 p.m. for a chance to play at the state tournament next weekend in Hillsboro. The Bulldogs havent been to the state tournament final site since 1999, when they lost in the fifth-place game to North Bend. For more on the game, see?Sports.