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Wednesday, 28 October 2015 15:15

Swift Current soccer players champions again

Written by  Deb Reamer
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The Frontier Raiders won the SWAC senior girls volleyball league title on Oct 27.  The Raiders defeated Herbert in their first match then played the host Shaunavon Silhouettes in the final.  The scores were 25-13, 25-17.  Front row (L to R) Heather Caswell, Avery Evenson, Sarah Moule, Steffany Monreal. Middle row (L to R) Patricia Pineda, Tadjana DelaCruz, Amanda Mitchell, Madison Bertram, Shyla Purpora.  Back row (L to R) Assistant coach Jaimie Nelson, Jyllian Kaliciak, Sydney Onerheim, Miah Gates, Coach Tanya Turner.  The Frontier Raiders won the SWAC senior girls volleyball league title on Oct 27. The Raiders defeated Herbert in their first match then played the host Shaunavon Silhouettes in the final. The scores were 25-13, 25-17. Front row (L to R) Heather Caswell, Avery Evenson, Sarah Moule, Steffany Monreal. Middle row (L to R) Patricia Pineda, Tadjana DelaCruz, Amanda Mitchell, Madison Bertram, Shyla Purpora. Back row (L to R) Assistant coach Jaimie Nelson, Jyllian Kaliciak, Sydney Onerheim, Miah Gates, Coach Tanya Turner. Contributed

It was a busy weekend of SHSAA regional soccer action for all three of southwest teams. 


Congratulations goes out to Swift Current Ardens who captured Region D.
The Ardens played the host Yorkton. They were up 6-0 at the half and cruised to an 11-0 win. This is the Arden’s sixth straight regional title. Congrats to the Ardens and their coaches Dale Perry and Stephen Mah and manager Ruth Weiner.
The Ardens are now gearing up to the host 3A girls’ provincial soccer on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. 
Action will take place at the soccer fields by the Comp and Irwin Schools. Games will begin Friday morning at 9 a.m. Teams participating include Yorkton, Prince Albert Carleton, Prince Albert St. Mary’s, Saskatoon Centennial, Saskatoon St. Joesph’s, Regina LeBoldus, Regina Campbell and the host Ardens. 
The Herbert Laurels took part in 1A girls Region B in Davidson. The Laurels started off with a 3-2 win over Kenaston but then lost in the final to the eventual champs Waldheim 7-0. 
At 3A boys Region A in Moose Jaw, the Swift Current Colts lost 4-2 to Prince Albert Carleton.
In other soccer news, the Swift Current Ardens also captured their seventh straight Moose Jaw soccer league title on Oct. 20 with a 6-0 win over Weyburn.
The Maple Creek Redmen played their final football game of the season when they hosted Fort Qu’Appelle on Oct. 23 in nine-man league play. The Redmen ended the season on a winning note with a 35-13 victory.
In six-man playoff action, the Gull Lake Lions hosted Eatonia on Oct. 24 in a defensive battle. 
The Lions came away with a 14-0 win and will now host a provincial quarter final game on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. against Hanley. 
In 12-man action, the Swift Current Colts travelled to Moose Jaw to take on Peacock in the league semi final. The Colts season ended with a 33-0 loss to the strong Peacock team.
Shaunavon Shadows had the weekend off but will host the provincial quarter final in nine-man action.The Shadows will host Tisdale on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. Good luck to the Shadows and Lions.
The senior volleyball leagues will wrap up this week. On the girls’ side, Shaunavon Silhouettes finished in first and get the right to host the league championships Oct. 27. The Silhouettes take on No. 4 Cabri/Hazlet followed by No. 3 Herbert versus No. 2 Frontier.  The two winners will play for the title.
On the boys’ side, No. 1 Vanguard will host Oct. 28.    They will take on No. 4 Ponteix followed by No. 3 Shaunavon taking on No. 2 Frontier. Again the two winners will play in the final.
The SHSAA playoffs for senior volleyball will start Nov. 7 with girls’ conference play.  Frontier girls will host 1A including Glentworth, Kincaid/College Mathieu, Mankota, Eastend and Ponteix. 
In other 1A action, Cabri/Hazlet, Leader and Vanguard will all travel to Central Butte. Top two will advance to regional play.
At the 2A level, Gull Lake Lady Lions will host Eston, Herbert and Fox Valley. Top two advance to Regionals.
At the 3A level, Shaunavon will travel to Moose Jaw and at the 4A level, Maple Creek will go to Kindersley. Boys’ conference play will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14.
The only level locally hosted is 1A boys at Eastend.  
Junior volleyball teams will start playoffs as well. The following is a list of the subsection and section playoffs and the teams involved:
Tues. Nov. 3:
• Rolling Hills B boys at Swift Current Comp.  Teams include the Comp, Hodgeville, Vanguard, Ponteix and Wymark. Top team advances.
• Rolling Hills A girls at Herbert. Teams include Herbert, Gull Lake, O.M. Irwin and Waldeck. Top team advances. 
Wed. Nov. 4:
• Rolling Hills A boys at O.M. Irwin. Teams include Irwin, Ecole Centennial and Waldeck. Top team advances.
• Cypress Hills boys at Cabri. Teams include Cabri, Hazlet, Leader and Fox Valley. Top two teams advance. 
• Rolling Hills B girls at Hodgeville (this is a two-day competition and will finish on Thurs., Nov. 5). Teams include Hodgeville, Ponteix, Vanguard, Wymark and the Comp. Top team advances. 
Sat. Nov. 7:
• Cypress Hills girls at Hazlet. Teams include Hazlet, Maple Creek, Fox Valley, Leader and Cabri. Top two teams advance.
• Whitemud girls at Val Marie. Teams include Val Marie, Shaunavon, Frontier, Eastend and Consul. Top two teams advance.
• Whitemud boys at Shaunavon. Teams include Shaunavon, Frontier, Val Marie and Eastend. Top two teams advance.

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