Cougars finish fourth at boys volleyball tourney

The Notre Dame Cougars placed fourth out of 32 teams at the University of Alberta Fog invitational boys’ volleyball tournament during the weekend. The Cougars, who were ranked 15th going into the tournament, defeated the second-ranked Jasper Place Rebels of Edmonton in pool play to advance to the Tier I playoffs.

The Notre Dame Cougars placed fourth out of 32 teams at the University of Alberta Fog invitational boys’ volleyball tournament during the weekend.

The Cougars, who were ranked 15th going into the tournament, defeated the second-ranked Jasper Place Rebels of Edmonton in pool play to advance to the Tier I playoffs.

The Cougars reached to the semifinals with a straight set win in the quarter-finals, but dropped a tough 23-25, 25-23, 16-18 decision to third-ranked Edmonton Strathcona Lords.

The Cougars then lost 23-25, 25-14, 12-15 to top-ranked Harry Ainlay Titans of Edmonton in the bronze medal game.

Daimyn Biletsky was named the team’s MVP.