Monday, 14 November 2016 06:40

Maple Creek football team gets silver; Swift Current volleyball teams off to provincials

Written by  Deb Reamer, Chinook Athletic Coordinator
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The Maple Creek Redmen received the silver medal in 2A nine man football on November 12. The Redmen travelled to Lumsdenfor the final. 


The score at the end of the half was 8-1 for Lumsden. At the end of the 3rd quarter it was 14-9 and the final score was 22-9 in favour of Lumsden.
Congratulations to the Redmen and their entire coaching staff. It was a great season.
Lots of volleyball action over the weekend in various locations. 1A girls westregionals were hosted by Fox Valley using Maple Creek’s gym. The host Legends captured the west regional title playing Frontier in the final.  The Legends finished 1st in Pool A with wins over Mankota(2-0) and Avonlea (2-0).  Meanwhile in Pool B, Frontier also finished first with wins over Vanguard (2-0) and Eston(2-1).  Vanguard/Hodgevilledid not advance as they finished the day at 0-2. In the semi finals, Fox Valley had a close match, but defeated the stubborn team from Eston25-19, 22-25, 15-11. Frontier cruised to a 25-10, 25-20 semi finalwin over Avonlea. This set up an all southwestfinal!  It was a very even match with Fox Valley taking the first set 25-16 but Frontier rebounding in the second 25-17. The third set was extremely close with  Fox Valley squeaking out a16-14 win to capture the regional title. Congrats to the Legends and their coach Pat Wilde and the Raiders and their coach Tanya Turner. Both teams will now advance to 1A girls provincials on Nov. 18 & 19 at Rose Valley. Thanks to Fox Valley school& community for making the extra effort to host in Maple Creek. Thanks to Pat Wilde for being commissioner. 
Shaunavon hosted the 3A girls south regional on November 12. Thanks to Shaunavon for hosting and Val Gordon for being commissioner. The host Silhouettes finished 2ndin Pool B with a record of 1-1. The Silhouettes defeated Lampman 2-1 but lost to Rocanville2-0. They then lost in the semi finalto the eventual regional winner Oxbow by scores of 25-5, 25-8. The Silhouettes season is now over.
In 4A girls, Maple Creek Rebellestravelled to Humboldt. The Rebelles finished 2ndin Pool A with a record of 1-1. The girls had a win over Saskatoon Christian 2-0 but lost to Rosetown 2-0. The Rebelles then played Laniganin the semifinal but lost 25-21, 25-9. Despite the loss, the girls still qualify for provincials.  They will be travelling to Lanigan on Nov 18 & 19 to take part in 4A girls provincials. Good luck to the girls and their coach Rob Stewart. 
At the 5A level, the Swift Current Ardens travelled to Weyburn to take part in the south regional tournament. The Ardens finished 1st in Pool A with wins over Moose Jaw Central 2-0 and Moose Jaw Peacock 2-0. The Ardens then played Balgonie in the semi but lost an extremely close match 24-26, 25-17 and 13-15. The set up a must win situation for the Ardens in the 3rd place game against Estevan.  The girls won by scores of 27-25 and 25-15 to advance to provincials in Regina on Nov 18-19. Good luck to the Ardens and their coach Shawn Hiebert. 
The Swift Current Colts are 5A boys south regional champs. The Colts travelled to Estevan for the tournament and were first in Pool A. They scored wins over Moose Jaw Central  2-0 and Estevan 2-0.  In the semifinal, the Colts cruised to a 25-10, 25-16 win over Balgonie. This set up the final against Weyburn. It went to three with the Colts capturing the title 20-25, 25-19 and 15-9.  Congrats to the Colts and their coach Daniel Andrie. Good luck in Regina next weekend at 5A boys provincials!

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