The St. Mary Auroras girls volleyball team pulled out a recent win (25-16, 25-23, 18-26, 25-19) in league play versus Winston Churchill.
Over the weekend, the club traveled to Camrose for the Our Lady of Mount Pleasant Tournament which allowed them to test their skills playing some out-of-zone teams and see some new competition.
“We were in a tough pool, and placed third,” said Carolyn Siemens. “In the quarterfinals we met Daysland and we were able to take them in two. Our second game against them saw us down 11-20 at one point and the girls really dug in and pulled off a 25-22 win. We saw some of our best passing yet and strong serving.”
Taking on Holy Rosary from Lloydminster in the semi-finals, the two clubs had already met in pool play.
“We knew they were a tough team after pool play, the girls played well but we ended up losing the match,” said Siemens. “They had a lot of height and are the hardest hitting team we have seen. Our girls once again had some great passing and we were getting some digs but with a short roof a lot went too high.”
The Auroras are on a current break from league and tournament play for Thanksgiving before traveling to Cardston next week for a league game.
St. Mary’s Double Blue Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 13-14.