Coley’s Point volleyball player competing at nationals
COLEY’S POINT — Ryan Littlejohn, a Grade 10 student at Ascension Collegiate, has an exciting few months coming up in his volleyball career.
Laval claims 3A title, Sentinels runners-up at 4A tournament
Laval's girls ball hockey team claimed a 3A provincial title in Glovertown over the weekend, defeating the host school in Saturday's championship match. Front row (l-r): Brooke Lannon, Ella Shea, Laura Gambin, Abigail Gambin and Grace Follett (goalie). Back row (l-r): Jono Edwards (coach), Mackenzie Leonard-Power, Lauren Kelly, Robyn Neville, Hillary Neville, Brooklyn McCarthy, Tyra Lannon and Michael Gambin (coach).
Laval High School claimed a provincial girls ball hockey title over the weekend, and Carbonear Collegiate came ever so close to doing the same.
Competing at the School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador 3A Girls Varsity Ball Hockey Provincials in Glovertown, the Placentia school defeated the host team 9-4 in the championship final Saturday, May 6.
Meanwhile back in Conception Bay North, the host Carbonear Collegiate Sentinels battled hard and came close to claiming the 4A Girls Varsity Ball Hockey Provincials banner. But it wasn't in the cards, as Menihek High School from Labrador City won 3-2 in the championship final.
Laval dominated the 3A tournament, going undefeated throughout and outscoring opponents 20-3 in three round-robin games. Lauren Kelly was the school's individual sportsmanship winner.
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The Sentinels likewise were strong playing in their home gymnasium, winning both their round-robin games by a combined score of 12-1. The team shut out Gonzaga High School from St. John's in the semis before facing Menihek in the final. Goaltender Kelsey Shute received an individual sportsmanship honour.