Central Alberta Kings U18 volleyball team wins bronze at provincials

The Central Alberta U18 Kings volleyball team collected a bronze medal on the weekend at provincials in Edmonton.

It was a tight two-set victory for the Kings in the bronze medal contest against the Calgary Dinos, with a 26-24 win in set one followed by a 25-21 second set victory to close the match out. Mark DeWit was named MVP of the match.

The Kings won their pool and beat NAVC from Edmonton in straight sets. In the semis, they fell 25-16, 25-18 to the eventual champion Canuck Dinos.

Next up for the Kings is a trip to Nationals in Saskatoon from May 12-14.

The Central Alberta U17 Queens also captured bronze at their provincials in Calgary.

After a fourth place finish in their pool, the Queens downed the SAVC Shock in their opening playoff game before defeating the 403 Selects.

The Queens fell to the Dinos in the semis, but bounced back with a three-set win for bronze over the NAVC Griffins.

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