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ECS volleyball teams have stellar weekend; golfer competes at provincials

Two Elecs volleyball teams win gold at weekend tournaments; one team won silver.
The Estevan Comprehensive School Elecs junior boys' volleyball team won a tournament in Yorkton.

ESTEVAN - Volleyball teams at the Estevan Comprehensive School Elecs had a great showing during the weekend.

The senior boys' volleyball team won their home tournament on the weekend. Teams from the Oxbow Prairie Horizons School, Carlyle's Gordon F. Kells High School, Lampman School, Kipling School, Ogema School and Montmartre School were entered.

ECS went 6-0 in the round robin, then defeated Carlyle 2-0 (25-17, 25-20) in the semifinal and Kipling 2-0 (25-21, 25-19) in the final. The Elecs lost just one of 17 sets during the weekend.

The senior boys also won a tournament at home on Sept. 8 and 9, but that tournament was supposed to be held in Weyburn.

The Elecs' senior girls' volleyball team went into Weyburn and came home with the silver medal from the 12-team tournament.

Estevan finished second in Pool B and played the host Weyburn team in the semifinal round. ECS won that match 2-1 (25-17, 16-25, 15-12) to punch their ticket to the final.

The Elecs dropped a 2-0 (25-16, 25-12) decision in the final, but still had a good showing in their first tournament of the year.

The Elecs' junior boys won a tournament in Yorkton. ECS started in the round robin by winning both of their games on Friday and added four more victories on Saturday.

ECS played Yorkton Sacred Heart in the semifinal round and won 2-0, and then faced Yorkton Regional in the final. ECS won 2-0 as well, taking the first set 25-20 and the second 25-20.

Melville, Norquay, Sturgis and Yorkton's Yorkdale School were also entered.


Meanwhile, Blake Andrist represented ECS at the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association's provincial golf tournament on the weekend.

Golfing for Team South East, Andrist finished with a two-round total of 175, thanks to an 87 in the first round and an 88 in the second. Team South East finished eighth in the male event with a two-round score of 490, shooting a combined 252 in the first round and a 238 in the second.

Other members of the South East male entry were Koby Krainyk of Redvers (86-83-169), Zane Leslie of McNaughton High School in Moosomin (90-81-171) and Chase Robertson of Gordon F. Kells High School (94-86-180).

The South East was fifth in the female division with a two-round total of 377 (189-188).  Team members were Kirsten East of Carlyle (108-103-211), Faith Gerspacher of Rocanville (112-100-212), Tianna Delalleau of Carlyle (109-115-224) and Vaida Mass of Moosomin (108-122-230).