Central Alberta Kings volleyball teams battle tough in first premier tournament

The U17 Central Alberta Kings Volleyball Club boys

The U17 Central Alberta Kings Volleyball Club boys finished their first tournament of the season 17th out of a total of 33 combined U17 and U18 teams.

The team played a lot of volleyball on the weekend with all matches with the exception of one going to three sets. On Saturday, they beat Foothills Volleyball Club, lost to the Calgary ACEs and beat the Nait Ooks, to finish 2nd in their pool.

They dropped their crossover match to Grande Prairie, splitting the first two sets and losing a close one 20-18 in the third set.

The boys lost their first match on Sunday morning to the Calgary Elite in three sets and beat Canada West in two sets to round out the weekend.

The Central Alberta Kings volleyball club U18 boys team finished fifth at their first premier in Calgary on the weekend.

Their only loss was in the semi finals against FOG U17 from Edmonton, with both sets going to 30 points.

In the next two games for the Kings, they defeated the Dinos from Calgary and NAVC Griffins from Leduc to a finish fifth out of 33 teams at the tournament from Alberta and B.C.

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