Raiders sweep 3J league volleyball

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders Grade 9 squads captured both the girls’ and the boys’ CWAJHAA 3J volleyball championship.

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders Grade 9 squads captured both the girls’ and the boys’ CWAJHAA 3J volleyball championship.

The Raiders beat H.J. Cody of Sylvan Lake 25-16, 25-11 in the boys’ final and stopped Lacombe 25-18, 26-27, 15-10 in the girls’ final.

The boys, coached by Jackie Smith and Louis Cheeseman, captured the Olds, RDC, Hunting Hills and LTCHS tournaments and placed fourth in the Harry Ainlay tournament. They also finished first in league play.

Meanwhile, the girls, coached by Cal Coolen and Dwayne Lalor, were semifinals in the Olds tournament, won silver at the RDC and Harry Ainlay tournaments and won the LTCHS tournament. They also placed first in the league.

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