With fourth-place overall finish out of 25 teams
TRURO, N.S. – The Kensington Intermediate-Senior High (KISH) Torchettes had a strong showing at the Cobequid Educational Centre invitational tournament last weekend.
The Torchettes finished fourth out of 25 teams in a tournament that attracts the top teams from Nova Scotia and P.E.I.
The Torchettes finished round-robin play a perfect 4-0 (won-lost), with wins over Middleton, Northumberland, Sydney Academy and JH Gillis.
With their undefeated record, Kensington was seeded first overall after the round robin. This gave the Torchettes a bye to the quarter-finals.
In the playoffs, Kensington once again had to play JH Gillis, a perennial powerhouse in Nova Scotia.
Kensington came out strong in the first set and prevailed 25-21. The second set featured JH Gillis raise its level of play, tying the match with a 25-15 win. The third set was a see-saw battle, with Kensington finally winning 15-13.
In the semifinals, Kensington faced the much larger Citadel High School from Halifax. The Torchettes continued to serve well and play great defence, but finally fell 25-21, 25-17.