Ral­ly­ing from be­hind

Port aux Basques Ju­nior Saints take home gold from Vol­leyWest 2018

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Sports - BY WIL­LIAM CARTER

Three teams from Port aux Basques, ac­com­pa­nied by a large num­ber of vol­un­teers, com­peted in the New­found­land and Labrador Vol­ley­ball As­so­ci­a­tion Vol­leyWest 2018.

On Fri­day, Oct. 12, the Ju­nior Saints played two matches.

The Saints lost to Ex­ploits Val­ley In­ter­me­di­ate of Grand Fall­sWind­sor, 25-9, 25-14.

In the next match they played host Cor­ner Brook In­ter­me­di­ate 8, and lost 25-10, 25-14.

On Satur­day, Oct. 13 they played the Pasadena Fal­cons and lost the first set 27-25, won the next set 25-11 and then won 15-9. This placed them into tier two and a match in the semi­fi­nal against Cor­ner Brook In­ter­me­di­ate 7. They won 25-22 and 25-18.

In the cham­pi­onship game they had a re­match against the Pasadena Fal­cons. This match the girls came out with a de­sire to win and de­feated them 25-18, 25-10, earn­ing them the gold and the ban­ner.

COURTESY OF WIL­LIAM CARTER

Port aux Basques Ju­nior Saints team in­cludes, front, from left, Chloe But­tery, Emma King, Ju­lia Or­gan, Kai­ley Strick­land; back row, Me­gan Scott, MaKayla Allen, Al­lie Tobin, Hai­ley Bond, Marissa Savoury, Ace­lyn Gil­lam Young, Jenna Gil­lam, Noelle MacDougall, Jenna Do­minie and Eric Ride­out.

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