YORKTON - It was a day of serves, sets, spikes and blocks at the Sacred Heart High School gym in Yorkton.
The Saints were playing host to the 4A Boys Regional Volleyball Championship.
Six teams, split into two pools, taking part in the one-day event.
In pool A was Moose Jaw Vanier, Melville and Humboldt vying for top sport, while pool B had the host Saints up against Moose Jaw Central and Lumsden.
After the round robin matches, Melville placed first, Moose Jaw-Vanier second and Humboldt third in pool A.
In pool B Moose Jaw-Central placed first, Lumsden second and Sacred Heart third.
The top two teams from each pool advanced to the semi-final matches.
Melville defeated Lumsden in one of the semi final games 25-16 and 25-20.
Moose Jaw Central and Vanier played in the other semi-final match where Vanier prevailed winning 16-25, 25-12 and 15-7.
This advanced Melville and Vanier to the gold match.
In the first two sets both teams split each winning one set 25-15. In the third set Vanier came out with an early lead winning 15-9.
In the bronze match Moose Jaw Central defeated Lumsden 25-17 in both sets.
This advanced Vanier, Melville and Central to the Provincial Championships in Meadow Lake Nov. 25-26.
Sacred Heart played well in the round robin, but came up just short to make the playoffs.
“We have a young team and next season looks promising” said coach Curtis Moen. “We lose only four out of our 14 players for next year and have some strong Grade 9’s moving up to senior as well.
“I would like to thank the players for their hard work and dedication this past season.”
The team will conclude their season at the annual sports banquet Dec. 1.