Volleyball teams keep busy in tournaments

In continuing volleyball action, Wm. E Hay’s senior girl Wildcats advanced until semi-finals in a weekend tournament in Lacombe only to be eliminated by Innisfail, whom they had beaten early in round robin.

Wildcats started the tournament winning by scoring average over Innisfail and split the sets with Leduc in their second game, each side winning one. Upon losing to Brooks in two sets the next morning, the senior girls were then set to face Hanna and they beat them in two sets and once again played Innisfail, but lost both sets.

“Making some simple mistakes coupled with inconsistent serves, the finals quickly slipped out of reach,” said coach Sarah Steinbach. She praised Kelsey Bissett for some good serves incredible and Mykayla Sorensen for keeping our team positive the entire weekend.

The Grade 9 boys’ Volleyball team had a great night of volleyball last Wednesday according to coach Kayla Fedor. They won in two sets against Christ King, 25-5 and 25-9 and then lost two sets to Donalda before winning the third set. Fedor said Jordan Bauman had a great night of serving.

As for Grade 9 girls team, they won in two sets to one against Erskine and split the sets with Donalda, ending the game 1-1.

Grade 9 girls also finished fourth in an eight-team tournament in

Lacombe on Saturday, Oct. 23.

“They are really starting to improve their play, “ said coach Audra Lotoski.

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