CARLYLE - The Gordon F. Kells High School's Cougars senior girls' volleyball team kicked off their season this past weekend with the Mega Volley 13 tournament.
The event, co-hosted with Arcola School, brought 12 teams to the area on Sept. 8 and 9. The Cougars had a strong start in their pool, winning all five games and earning them a bye to the semifinal on Saturday afternoon.
In the semifinal, they faced and won against the Foam Lake Panthers for the second time that weekend.
The gold medal final, against Rocanville’s Rara Avis, was an intense match that went to three sets. The Cougars dropped the final to finish second in the tournament.
The next action for the Cougars is Sept. 15 and 16 at the Carnduff Education Complex.