Red Deer Polytechnic Kings and Queens volleyball teams went undefeated against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in Friday and Sunday action. (Photo from RDP)

RDP Kings and Queens volleyball teams undefeated in weekend action

Medicine Hat Rattlers swept in all four matches

  • Nov. 29, 2021 10:00 a.m.

Red Deer Polytechnic Volleyball Kings and Queens each won both their games against the Medicine Hat College Rattlers in recent action.

On Friday, the Kings Volleyball team swept the Medicine Hat College Rattlers (25-12, 25-14 and 25-14). Middle Cody Boulding was outstanding, contributing eight kills and three blocks and earning the North Star Sports Kings Player of the Game.

On Sunday, the Kings downed the Rattlers in three sets (25-19, 25-18 and 25-14). Kings Player of the Match Patrik Toze led the offence with seven kills.

When they played Friday, the first place Queens dropped the Rattlers in straight sets (25-11, 25-10 and 25-23). Outside hitter Anna Carlson had a match high 12 kills for the Polytechnic. Red Deer’s Sydney Rix was effective in the middle, totaling 11 kills, one dig and one block.

Another sweep happened on Sunday, when Queens swept the Rattlers in Medicine Hat (25-9, 25-14 and 25-14). Ponoka’s Tess Pearman had 10 kills. Queens Player of the Game Danielle Wiens contributed 26 assists, two digs, two blocks and an ace.

In Kings Basketball on Friday, the team beat the Rattlers 83-75. Brazil’s Eduardo Crespo led Red Deer Polytechnic with 20 points.

The Kings downed the Rattlers 71-62 again on Sunday at Red Deer Polytechnic. Payton Baltzer was named the North Star Sports Kings Player of the Game, contributing eight rebounds, six points, four assists and two blocks.

The Queens Basketball team continued its success on the road and defeated the Rattlers 63-55 in Medicine Hat on Friday. Amy Szymanek, a Bachelor of Education Middle School student, had a game high 26 points for the Queens.

The Queens had a strong second half, at home on Sunday, but the Rattlers picked up a 65-45 win. Red Deer’s Keanna Richards was named the North Star Sports Queens Player of the Game.

In hockey action, the Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Hockey team defeated the SAIT Trojans 4-0 in Calgary on Friday. Queens first-year goaltender Tanya Disotell-Dunsmore recorded her second shutout in her second start in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). Prince Albert’s Alli Soyko scored a hat trick. Monica Bowtell, a first-year Bachelor of Education Elementary student, added one goal.

The SAIT Trojans edged the Red Deer Polytechnic Kings 6-5 in overtime on Friday in Red Deer. Kyle Salaway, an Electrical Engineering Technician student, scored a pair of goals for the Polytechnic. Cruz Cote, Jacob Kendall and Tyler Podgorenko added singles.

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