Raiders, Cougars advance to the provincial 4A high school volleyball championships

Both teams victorious in zone semifinal play

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders and Notre Dame Cougars have advanced to the provincial 4A high school volleyball championships in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions.

The teams earned a berth in the championships, which run Nov. 24-26 at Lindsay Thurber, with victories in zone semifinal play Tuesday.

The Raiders downed the Hunting Hills Lightning and the Cougars stopped the Lacombe Rams in both divisions. The scores were 3-0 in all four matches.

The teams meet in a best-of-three zone final, beginning tonight at Notre Dame. The teams clash at LTCHS Friday.

The girls start at 6 p.m. both days, followed by the boys. If third games are necessary, they go Saturday afternoon with the girls at Notre Dame and the boys at LTCHS.

The provincials open Nov. 24 with matches at LTCHS, Gateway and RDC.

The finals and bronze medal games go at LTCHS on Nov. 26 — the girls’ matches at 5:30 p.m. and the boys at 7:30 p.m.

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