In Volleyball P.E.I. 16-Under/18-Under Boys Spring League tournament
CHARLOTTETOWN – The Charlottetown Aces capped off the last night of play in Volleyball P.E.I.’s 16-Under/18-Under Boys Spring League on Wednesday on a winning note.
The Aces edged the Montague Magic 24-22 in the championship game of the league’s weekly tournament. This was the Magic’s first trip to the final.
“As another successful spring league wraps up, it has been exciting to witness a high participation level from athletes all across P.E.I.,” said Magic head coach Travis Murphy. “The level of play continues to improve each week.
“The emphasis each year is fair and equal play for all, so it is a great way for the new athletes to the sport to be able to get a lot of game experience."
In round-robin play, the Aces and Magic were tied with 3-1 (won-lost) records, but Summerside defeated Montague to claim the top seed. The Hampshire Heat Blue and Hampshire Heat Gold were tied for third place at 2-2, but Gold had defeated Blue in the round robin.
In the playoff round, the Blue squad came back to defeat the Gold team 25-16 and claim third place. The Summerside Slammers rounded out play at 0-4, and lost in the playoffs to finish fifth.
The league’s provincials will take place at Holland College on Saturday. Play begins at 10 a.m., and finals will begin around 1:30 p.m. Admission to the event is $2.
CHARLOTTETOWN – Following are the results of Volleyball P.E.I.’s 16-Under/18-Under Boys Spring League recently tournament:
Aces defeated Montague 27-19
Heat Gold defeated Heat Blue 24-20
Heat Gold defeated Slammers 31-14
Heat Blue defeated Aces 27-19
Montague defeated Heat Blue 23-22
Aces defeated Slammers 28-18
Aces defeated Heat Gold 25-20
Montague defeated Slammers 28-13
Heat Blue defeated Slammers 26-18
Montague defeated Heat Gold 28-19
Aces defeated Montague 28-19
Heat Blue defeated Slammers 39-12
Aces defeated Heat Blue 25-22
Montague defeated Heat Gold 22-21
Heat Blue defeated Heat Gold 25-16
Aces defeated Montague 24-22