Junior Girls Volleyball

The NVSS Junior Viqueen volleyball players came out in full force this season with over 30 girls at the tryouts, enough to make three teams.

Power hitter Kiah Persson and offside hitter Mikaela Turner prepare for the return as middle blocker Sara Montague easily attacks the opposition`s power hit.

The NVSS Junior Viqueen volleyball players came out in full force this season with over 30 girls at the tryouts – enough to make three teams; Junior A, Junior B1, and Junior B2.

The Junior A team attended several tournaments this season, coached by Jessy Andres, Denise Wiens, and Val Erickson.

They played in the Ice Breaker tournament in September at College Heights and finished seventh, then they travelled to Kamloops the following weekend for the TRU tournament. After several very close games in the round robin, the girls moved into the consolation draw. Here they won a series of games to make it to the finals, but lost in a very hard fought battle in three sets to Sahli and finished tenth overall.

In October, the NVSS Juniors hosted a Saturday play date at NVSS; the Jr A team won all their games and finished first. At the end of October the girls played in the DP Todd tournament (Pool A). Three of the four round robin games went to 3 sets, moving the girls once again to the consolation draw. After a series of wins, they made it to the finals and lost in 3 sets to BV Christian, finishing 2nd in the consolation draw, 10th overall.

During the Omineca League play, the Jr A team went undefeated. They hosted and traveled to FSJSS, LDSS, and FLESS.  At the Omineca Regional tournament on Nov 2 hosted by LDSS, they were undefeated in the round robin; 25-12, 23-25, 15-8 over LDSS, 25-15, 25-19 vs FSJSS and 25 -21, 25- 21 vs FLESS. They met FLESS in the finals winning in 2 sets: 25-16 and 25-20. They now advance to Zones on Nov 8th and 9th hosted by Duchess Park in Prince George.

“This team has been very dedicated and worked hard all season,” said Val Erickson. “Each and every one of them contributed to the team’s success this year. It was neat to see each player develop their skills which allowed them the ability to play more than one position; whether it was as a Setter, Power, Middle, or Offside.”

Game plays were well set up and executed by Setters Riley Wiens, Abby Delisle, and Mikaela Turner, all three also play Offside hitters. We saw many attacks and blocks from the Middle hitters Kassidy Dick, Emma Floris, Sydney Andres and Sara Montague (also a Power Hitter) . As well as power hits and blocks from our Power and Offside Hitters; Jordan Andres, Kiah Persson, Taylor Philips, and Maddy Blattner.

The B1 team played in the Omineca league hosting home games and travelling to Burns Lake, Fort St James, and Fraser Lake. They attended a tournament at DP Todd in October and won the consolation draw finishing 9th overall in Pool B. They also played in the Omineca regional tournament hosted by LDSS in Burns Lake, winning all their games and placing first in Pool B

The B2 team played in the Omineca league hosting home games and travelling to Burns Lake, Fort St James, and Fraser Lake. They also played in the Omineca regional tournament hosted by LDSS in Burns Lake, and tied for third in Pool B.

 

Just Posted

Site C dam goes ahead, cost estimate now up to $10.7 billion

Premier John Horgan says Christy Clark left him no other choice

Girls provincial volleyball hosted at NVSS

Viqueens and locals treat visitors like royalty

Snowbirds, F-18s, Skyhawks at 2018 Vanderhoof Airshow!

Demonstration teams confirmed at Council of Airshows convention

Some visitors to Northern Health facilities asked to wear a surgical mask

The new flu policy is in effect at all Northern Health facilities

Climate change could help producers in northern B.C.

Agriculture coordinator brings excitement and vision to the region

VIDEO: New series takes in-depth look at sexual harassment in B.C.

Black Press takes a hard look at sexual harassment in B.C.

B.C. dog owners warn about chain collars after puppy almost strangled

Young Rottweiler pup couldn’t breathe after another dog caught tooth on his collar

Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges

Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged Tuesday with terrorism and weapons related charges

Strategy announced for Indigenous cancer care

Various stakeholders have come together to provide a road map from prevention to survivorship

Environmental groups slam NDP decision to continue with Site C

Construction industry, meanwhile, is cautiously optimistic about how the project will look

B.C. Conservatives applaud Site C decision

B.C. Conservatives happy with government decision to proceed

Hwy. 1 avalanche improvements promise less delays

B.C.’s new remote avalanche-control systems near Revelstoke are ready for avalanche season

2017 word of the year: Feminism

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

200 Russians to compete in Olympics as neutrals

The Russian Olympic Committee expects 200 to compete in South Korea

Most Read