Rallying from behind
Port aux Basques Junior Saints take home gold from VolleyWest 2018
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.
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.