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Trojans capture WWAC Tier 2 championship; Saints bring home bronze

JV Trojans take tier two title

By Aaron Wilgosh, The Graphic

Back row L-R: Coach Jessica Painter, Ty Funk, Kyle VanDeynze, Riley Borody, Avery Coltart, Carson Schepp, Duncan Hodgson
Front row L-R: Jared Verhoeven, Brady Lamber, Shawn Green, Joseph McEwing, Ryan Botterill. (Supplied Photo/The Graphic)

Back row L-R: Coach Jessica Painter, Ty Funk, Kyle VanDeynze, Riley Borody, Avery Coltart, Carson Schepp, Duncan Hodgson Front row L-R: Jared Verhoeven, Brady Lamber, Shawn Green, Joseph McEwing, Ryan Botterill. (Supplied Photo/The Graphic)

A come from behind victory for the title.

The Portage Collegiate Institute (PCI) Trojans junior varsity volleyball team won an exciting five-set battle over the John Taylor Pipers to capture the West Winnipeg Athletic Conference (WWAC) tier 2 banner Wednesday.

The Trojans won the opening set 25-13 but quickly fell behind losing 25-20 and 25-18 in the next two. The boys battled hard in the fourth and forced a fifth with a 25-23 victory. The Trojans and Pipers exchanged points until the score was 12-all, then the Trojans pulled away to seal the win at 15-12. The jv Trojans went 8-1 through the regular season and finished first place in the WWAC Tier 1 Division.

The jv Trojans will not get a shot at provincials because they were in Tier 2.

JV girls take bronze

A tough finish to a spectacular season.

The PCI Saints junior varsity volleyball team took the WWAC Tier 1 third place title this week when they beat out St. Mary’s in straight sets in Winnipeg Wednesday.

The Saints went 11-1 through the regular season tying Sturgeon Heights at the top of the standings.


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