Playing with the big boys
Bay Roberts’ Ryan Littlejohn has plenty of experience playing above his age group.
For the past couple of volleyball seasons, the soon-to-be Level I student at Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts has been suiting up with squads in grades higher than he is.
Just last year, Littlejohn played with his Grade 9 squad at Amalgamated Academy while also seeing time with Ascension’s Grade 10 and senior volleyball teams.
“Wherever the coach needs me to play, I can.” - Ryan Littlejohn
In Grade 7, he competed with the older group as well.
It’s not something that’s ever bothered him in his short career in the sport. In fact, he loves testing himself against players older than him.
“It’s more intense and it’s always going,” said Littlejohn. “When I was playing in the high
Ryan Littlejohn is a member of the province’s under-15 volleyball team. He is in St. John’s this week for the Eastern Elite Championships.