Cyclones split volleyball finals
Sarnia, ON -
The LSSAA girls volleyball finals went Friday night
at Lambton College, and Northern and St.
would meet in both the junior and
senior finals, splitting the victories between each
2012 - 2012 Junior Girls LSSAA Champions
junior final, the top seeded Cyclones would lose the
first set 25-15, but would bounce back with three
straight set victories
25-15, 25-12 and 25-17 to
take the junior final.
Potvin lead the Cyclones attack with 10 kills and 15
service aces, earning the player of the match
honours, while Jess Vanderburgt was also deadly at
the service line, putting in 13 aces of her own as
well as 6 assists. Mackenzie Turner had 11 service
aces and 3 kills in the victory.
was lead by Melissa Bennett with 10 kills, 10 aces
and two blocks at the net, while Cassidy Crowe added
nine kills, five aces and a block. Northern would
hit only 27 aces in the match while the Cyclones
would get 52 aces.
was 13-1 on the season with their only loss coming
against Northern at the start of February. Northern
was 11-3 on the year.
senior final, the Vikings would take the
championship in four sets, winning the first 25-16
before dropping the second 19-25.
They would come
back with two straight sets for the match, winning
25-14 and 25-20 for the victory.
2011-2012 LSSAA Senior Girls Volleyball Champions
Colbran was the player of the match for the Vikings,
earning 15 kills and four aces in the match, while
Deanna Ritchie served for 19 aces and added two
kills for herself. Melanie Lumby had 15 assists in
the match and six aces, as Northern would serve for
49 aces in total.
D'Esterre would be the player of the match for the
Cyclones, earning seven kills and two aces, while
Valerie Spano had 11 assists and seven aces in the
loss. Kylene D'Esterre would spread her stats across
the board, earning five kills, one block, five aces
and one assist. Jessica Taylor would also add five
kills, a block and four aces.
finished the regular season 9-1 and in first place,
while St. Chris finished 6-4 and in third, upsetting
St. Clair in the semi-finals. Northern last won the
senior championship in 2009-2010.