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Kinkora, Montague hosting PEISAA intermediate A volleyball championships

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KINKORA, P.E.I. —

Montague and Kinkora will serve as the hosts for 2019 P.E.I. School Athletic Association (PEISAA) intermediate A provincial volleyball championships on Tuesday.  
The girls’ tournament, which will feature host Kinkora joining defending-champion Souris, Francois Buote and Ecole-sur-Mer, will take place at Kinkora Regional High School.
The boys will take to the court at Montague Intermediate School and Athena, Montague, Grace Christian and Ecole-sur-Mer will compete for the provincial banner.

Schedules
Following are the schedules:
Girls
At Kinkora Regional High School:
2 p.m. –
Kinkora vs. Souris.
3:45 p.m. – Francois Buote vs. Ecole-sur-Mer.
5:30 p.m. – Bronze-medal match.
7:15 p.m. – Gold-medal match.
Boys
At Montague Intermediate School:
2 p.m. – 
Athena vs. Montague.
3:45 p.m. – Grace Christian vs. Ecole-sur-Mer.
5:30 p.m. – Bronze-medal match.
7:15 p.m. – Gold-medal match.

Team Capsules
Teams in the PEISAA intermediate A volleyball championships:
Girls
Kinkora
Regular season –
6-1 (second place in West).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Athena 3-2.
Number of provincial titles – two.
Provincial titles – 2016, 2017.
Provincial participation – have participated in the last five provincials.

Ecole-sur-Mer
Regular season –
7-0 (first place in West).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Englewood 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – 0.
Provincial titles – 0.
Provincial participation – finished second last year and has participated in five of the last seven years.

Souris
Regular season –
7-0 (first place in East Division A).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Vernon River 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – one.
Provincial title – 2018.
Provincial participation – defending provincial champions and participated the last three years.

Francois Buote
Regular season –
6-1 (first place in East Division B).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Montague 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – seven (PEISAA intermediate A girls’ record).
Provincial titles – 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015.
Provincial participation – first provincial appearance in the past three seasons after being in the tournament in nine of 11 years.

Boys
Ecole-sur-Mer
Regular season –
7-0 (first place in West).
How they qualified for provincials – finished in first place.
Number of provincial titles – none.
Provincial titles – none.
Provincial participation – finished fourth last season in the school’s first appearance in the provincials.

Athena
Regular season –
3-3 (second place in West).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Hernewood 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – one.
Provincial title – 2016.
Provincial participation – third time competing in a provincial tournament.

Montague
Regular season –
5-1 (first place in East).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Belfast 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – five (PEISAA intermediate A boys’ record).
Provincial titles – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017.
Provincial participation – have participated in seven of the last eight provincials.

Grace Christian
Regular season –
5-1 (second place in East).
How they qualified for provincials – defeated Vernon River 3-0.
Number of provincial titles – none.
Provincial titles – none.
Provincial participation – first-ever appearance at the provincial championship.

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