Photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff

Photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff

Raiders take top honours at Hunting Hills tournament

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders took top honours in the girls division of the Hunting Hills senior high volleyball tournament Saturday, downing Edmonton Strathcona 3-2 in the gold-medal final. The Raiders, who earlier downed Lethbridge Chinook 25-10, 25-21, 25-16 in a semifinal, prevailed 15-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23, 15-6 in the championship match.

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders took top honours in the girls division of the Hunting Hills senior high volleyball tournament Saturday, downing Edmonton Strathcona 3-2 in the gold-medal final.

The Raiders, who earlier downed Lethbridge Chinook 25-10, 25-21, 25-16 in a semifinal, prevailed 15-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23, 15-6 in the championship match.

Charles Spencer of Grande Prairie defeated Chinook 25-19, 25-17 in the girls bronze match.

The Notre Dame Cougars were bronze-medal winners on the boys side, defeating Lindsay Thurber 25-13, 25-18 in the third-place match. Edmonton Harry Ainlay won gold with a 23-25, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Chinook.

Thurber fell 24-26, 21-25, 23-25 to Ainlay in one semifinal and Notre Dame lost 22-25, 24-26, 25-23, 18-25 to Chinook in the other.

Other scores:

Girls quarterfinals — Lindsay Thurber def. Calgary Bishop Grandin 25-16, 25-15; Strathcona def. Harry Ainlay 25-23, 22-25, 16-14; Charles Spencer def. Notre Dame 25-22, 25-22; Chinook def. Calgary Bishop Carroll 25-15, 25-22.

Boys quarter-finals — Lindsay Thurber def. Edmonton Archbishop MacDonald 25-22, 25-16; Harry Ainlay def. Charles Spencer 25-19, 25-13; Notre Dame def. Hunting Hills 25-19, 18-25, 15-11; Chinook def. Edmonton Bishop O’Leary 25-14, 25-15.

Girls pool play (Red Deer teams) — Strathcona def. Hunting Hills 25-15, 25-18; Lindsay Thurber def. Notre Dame 25-21, 26-24; Charles Spencer def. Hunting Hills 23-25, 25-18, 15-5; Harry Ainlay def. Notre Dame 25-20, 25-23; Lindsay Thurber def. Chinook 25-11, 25-19; Hunting Hills def. Archbishop MacDonald 25-16, 25-17; Strathcona def. Hunting Hills 25-19, 25-21; Notre Dame def. Chinook 21-25, 25-20, 15-7; Lindsay Thurber def. Bishop Grandin 25-15, 25-15; Notre Dame def. Bishop Grandin 25-19, 25-17; Bishop Carroll def. Hunting Hills 25-19, 25-21; Lindsay Thurber def. Harry Ainlay 18-25, 25-20, 16-14.

Boys pool play (Red Deer teams) — Hunting Hills def. Archbishop O’Leary 21-25,25-13, 15-7; Notre Dame def. Lindsay Thurber 25-27, 26-24, 15-12; Chinook def. Lindsay Thurber 25-15, 13-25, 15-13; Archbishop MacDonald def. Hunting Hills 25-19, 14-25, 15-11; Notre Dame def. Harry Ainlay 27-25, 12-25, 17-15; Harry Ainlay def. Lindsay Thurber 25-23, 25-17; Hunting Hills def. Calgary St. Mary’s 25-18, 22-25, 15-11; Notre Dame def. Charles Spencer 25-18, 20-25, 15-9; Lindsay Thurber def. Charles Spencer 25-17, 25-20; Hunting Hills def. Bishop Grandin 25-23, 25-17; Chinook def. Notre Dame 26-24, 25-13.