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Weyburn takes lead on Estevan in Co-op Challenge volleyball series

First two matches were Thursday at the Estevan Comprehensive School
Co-op Challenge Volleyball Estevan
Laureen Kobitz (4) bumps the ball forward during the senior girls volleyball game at the Co-op Challenge.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Comprehensive School (ECS) Elecs are down in the annual Co-op Challenge volleyball series versus the Weyburn Comprehensive School Eagles.

The Co-op Challenge is a four-game volleyball series pitting the senior girls and senior boys volleyball teams from Estevan versus their respective counterparts from Weyburn. The school with the most total points at the end of the four matches is the winner.

The first two matches were played in Estevan on Thursday.

The senior girls dropped a 3-2 decision to Weyburn. Weyburn won the first set 25-21, as well as the third 25-17 and the fifth and final set 15-11, while Estevan won the second stanza 26-24 and the fourth one 28-26.

The ECS senior boys were swept in their best of five matchup with Weyburn. The first set was the closest at 26-24, and then Weyburn won each of the next two 25-19.

Weyburn led the series 191-165.

Games in Weyburn will happen on Oct. 12. 

Money raised via admission for the games in Estevan was matched by the Southern Plains Co-op, and will be donated to the Estevan Salvation Army’s Food Bank.