Queens volleyball roll to eighth straight win

The RDC Queens can’t be stopped of late.

RDC picked another win on the volleyball court Saturday, running their win streak to eight as the falll Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference schedule comes to a close.

The Queens rolled to their second straight match win over the Lethbridge College Kodiaks Saturday in Lethbridge, winning three sets to one (21-25, 25-18, 26-24, 25-12).

Second-year right side Emma Holmes led the charge in the win, as the Red Deer product had an efficient 15 kills on 33 attempts. She also added a stuff block and service ace.

Jade Van Dyke contributed nine kills, while Tess Pearman and McKenna Olson each had eight. Setter Emma Letkeman finished with 44 assists and libero Kaylee Domoney had 10 digs.

The Queens sit second in the ACAC south behind the Briercrest College Clippers.

The Kings also won at Lethbridge Saturday, after falling in three straight sets Friday.

RDC knocked off the Lethbridge College Kodiaks in four sets Saturday (25-17, 19-25, 25-19, 25-15).

Rookie Carter Hills led the way for RDC with 14 kills and also had three aces and two stuff blocks. Patrik Toze picked up 11 kills, while middle Mark DeWit added 10. Setter Tom Was had 44 assists in the win.

Both the Kings and Queens finish the first half with a pair of games against the SAIT Trojans next weekend. They host SAIT Friday, then travel to Calgary Saturday.

Email sports tips to Byron Hackett

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