ASAA 2018 Volleyball Championships

November 25, 2018 by  
Filed under Provincial and Territorial News

Congratulations to every one of the 92 teams that competed in one of our ASAA Volleyball Provincial Tournaments this past weekend. All across the province we were treated to some thrilling battles on the court.


Girls’ A Central Alberta Christian High School Bassano School St Thomas More School
Boys’ A Senator Gershaw School St Mary’s High School Central Alberta Christian Hig School
Girls’ AA Vauxhall High School Rundle College Peace River High School
Boys’ AA F G Miller School West Island College Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
GIRLS’ AAA Cochrane High School Peace Wapitti Academy St Joseph High School
BOYS’ AAA Barrhead Composite High School Peace Wapitti Academy Morinville Community High School
Girls’ AAAA École secondaire Lindsay Thurber Western Canada High School Charles Spencer High School
Boys’ AAAA Jasper Place Compostive High School Western Canada High School Harry Ainlay School



1A GIRLS at Bassano School, Bassano

1A BOYS at Bashaw School, Bashaw

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2A GIRLS AND BOYS at  Our Lady of Mount Pleasant School, Camrose



3A GIRLS at Beaverlodge Regional High School, Beaverlodge

3A BOYS at West Central High School, Rocky Mountain House

4A GIRLS AND BOYS at Charles Spencer School, Grand Prairie

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Medal Results – Girls

Girls' Gold - Lindsay Thurber Raiders Girls' Silver - Western Canada Redhawks Girls' Bronze - Charles Spencer Mavericks
Gold – Lindsay Thurber Raiders Silver – Western Canada Redhawks Bronze – Charles Spencer Mavericks

Medal Results – Boys

Boys' Gold - Jasper Place Rebels Boys' Silver - Western Canada Redhawks Boys' Bronze - Harry Ainlay Titans
Gold – Jasper Place Rebels Silver – Western Canada Redhawks Bronze – Harry Ainlay Titans



Queens crowned provincial champ

BY WOODARD, DALE ON NOVEMBER 26, 2018.  Lethbridge Herald

The Vauxhall Queens girls volleyball team has been crowned provincial champions.

The Queens downed Calgary Rundle College 2-1 in the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 2A girls gold medal game Saturday night in Camrose to cap off an undefeated weekend.

The Queens weren’t the only southern Alberta team to bring home a volleyball provincial championship. The Bow Island Senator Gershaw Gators also turned the feat at the 1A boys provincials in Bashaw, beating St. Mary’s 2-0 (25-17, 25-19) in the final Saturday night.

In the 2A girls final, the Queens lost the first game 26-24, but took the second set with an equally-close 25-23 win. In the final set, Vauxhall prevailed with a 15-9 win to take home this year’s banner.

The Queens beat Peace River 2-0 (25-16, 25-12) in the semifinal Saturday afternoon to earn their spot in the gold medal game. Vauxhall was 5-0 in the round-robin.

The Magrath Pandas were also onhand as the South Zone representative, going 1-4 on the weekend.

In Bashaw, the Gators beat CACHS 2-0 in the semifinal after going 4-0 in the round-robin.

In the 4A provincials in Grande Prairie, the Catholic Central Cougars girls volleyball team earned a provincial fifth-place showing.

Playing in the consolation final, the Cougars defeated Calgary St. Francis 2-1 to earn fifth place.

The Cougars started the weekend with a 3-2 win over fellow Lethbridge school Chinook Coyotes Friday, but were defeated 3-0 by Western Canada later in the day.

They earned their berth in the consolation final with a 2-0 win over Strathcona High School Saturday morning.

The Coyotes went on to take ninth place thanks to a 2-0 win over Calgary Bishop Carroll Saturday afternoon.

Chinook advanced to the ninth place game following a 2-0 win over Chestermere High Friday afternoon.

On the boys side, the Cougars also placed ninth, beating host Charles Spencer High 2-1.

The locals started the weekend with a 3-2 loss to Edmonton Harry Ainlay High School, but beat Calgary Dr. E.P. Scarlett 2-1 Friday afternoon.

In the 3A boys provincials in Rocky Mountain House, the LCI Rams were defeated 2-1 in the quarter-finals by Edmonton Christian.

Earlier in the day, the Rams knocked off Grande Prairie Peace Wapiti Academy 2-1 in their final round-robin game to finish at 4-1.

Joining LCI as the South Zone reps as the wild card was the Cardston Cougars, who ended their provincial run with a close 2-1 loss to Edmonton Christian in their final round-robin game to finish 2-3 and miss the playoff round.

In 2A boys play in Camrose, the Immanuel Christian Eagles were defeated 2-0 by Edmonton Strathcona-Tweedsmuir in the bronze medal game.

The Eagles were defeated 2-0 by the eventual champion Elk Point F.G. Miller in the semfinal.

Earlier in the day, the Eagles downed fellow south representative Vauxhall Vikings 2-0 in the quarter-finals.

Vauxhall was 4-1 in the round-robin and Immanuel Christian was 3-2.

At the 1A girls provincials in Bassano, the Picture Butte Sugar Queens placed fourth, losing 2-1 to St. Thomas Moore in the bronze medal game Saturday.

Earlier in the day, the Sugar Queens lost 2-0 to host Bassano in the semifinal, but advanced to that game thanks to a 2-1 win over Bawlf in the quarter-finals Saturday morning.

Central Alberta teams into playoffs at ASAA Volleyball Provincials

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders senior girls are into the semi-finals at the 4A Alberta Schools Athletic Association Volleyball Provincials in Grande Prairie.

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders senior girls also went 1-2 in round robin play. They finished third in pool A, with losses to Western Canada (11-25, 25-10, 12-15) and Charles Spencer (23-25, 25-18, 12-15). They won in three sets over Jasper Place (27-25, 19-25, 15-13). They beat St. Francis in three sets (25-13, 25-16, 25-21) and advanced to the semi-final Saturday morning.

The Raiders senior boys had a successful round-robin showing at the 4A ASAA Volleyball Provincial Championships.

They knocked off Catholic Central (19-25, 25-16, 15-9), St. Mary’s (25-17, 25-14) and Holy Trinity (25-16, 25-16). In the first playoff round, the Raiders topped host Charles Spencer in five sets.

The Notre Dame Cougars also opened the tournament with a two-set loss to Jasper Place (14-25, 17-25). They beat Strathcona in three-sets (25-18, 19-25, 16-14) but lost their final round robin game to Western Canada (19-25, 18-25).

Both the Raiders and Cougars will play in the consolation semi-final on Saturday.

H.J. Cody dropped all four matches in round-robin play in the 3A ASAA provincials in Rocky Mountain House. Saturday morning they will play Cochrane. Host West Central High School Rebels went 1-4 in pool play. Their win came against St. Paul Regional (20-25, 27-25, 15-11). They will play Barrhead Saturday.

In senior girls 3A play, Camrose finished round robin 0-4.

Penhold lost all three of their matches to open the 2A ASAA Provincial Championships. They fell to West Island College, Ecole Maurice Lavallee and Vauxhall all in straight sets. They will play their final pool game Saturday morning against La Crete.

The CACHS Knights opened the 1A senior boys provincials in Bashaw with three wins. They topped St. Jerome’s, Covenant Canadian Reformed School and Brant Christian. Bashaw lost their opening game Thursday but bounced back with a pair of wins Friday. Both CACHS and Bashaw advanced into the playoff round Saturday.

In senior girls 1A play, the CACHS Knights won their opening game 25-22, 29-27 over Ecole des Beaux Lacs. They beat Parkland Immanuel Christan 25-2, 25-13 but lost in three sets to host Bassano (25-22, 21-25, 12-15). CACHS advanced to the playoff round Saturday.

Provincial GOLD!! Sr Gryphon Boys Volleyball

Congratulations to the Gryphon Sr Boys Volleyball team who won provincial gold over the weekend.
A big thank you to Mr. Callihoo, Mr. Rondeau and Mr. Moes for volunteering their time to coach the team.
Great work team!

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