Lightning, Raiders golden

The Hunting Hills Lightning and Lindsay Thurber Raiders captured gold at the annual Notre Dame Cougar Classic senior high school volleyball tournament Saturday.

The Hunting Hills Lightning and Lindsay Thurber Raiders captured gold at the annual Notre Dame Cougar Classic senior high school volleyball tournament Saturday.

The Lightning beat the host Cougars 25-14, 17-25, 25-27, 25-18, 15-13 in the boys’ final after downed Camrose 27-25, 20-25, 15-4 in the semifinals. Notre Dame beat Lindsay Thurber 25-15, 25-20 in the other semifinal.

The LTCHS Raiders won the girls’ crown for the second straight year, beating Dr. E.P. Scarlett of Calgary 26-24, 14-25, 25-10 in the final.

The Raiders, who finished first with a 4-1 record in pool play, downed Bow Valley 25-11, 25-19 in the semifinal while Scarlett defeated Notre Dame 25-17, 25-16.

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