Vipers finish eighth at provincials

Published on Tuesday, 10 May 2022 07:34

The Parkland Vipers 16U girls volleyball team finished eighth at provincials in Winnipeg, this past weekend.

The Vipers started strong, beating Vision, 25-7, 18-25 and 15-8, before falling 23-25 and 23-25 to the Winnipeg Power.

The round-robin continued with a 25-21, 21-25 and 15-8 win over the Bandits, followed by a 28-26 and 25-23 win over the Westman Wild to finish first in their pool.

Parkland opened the playoffs with a 25-18, 13-25 and 15-13 win over Bison Brown, then lost to Winman, 26-28 and 17-25. A 12-25, 25-17 and 15-17 loss to the Bandits left the Vipers to play for seventh place against Blazers Inferno.

Playing the Inferno without a break between matches, the Parkland squad ran out of gas, falling 15-25 and 15-25, finishing eighth out of 19 teams.

Meanwhile, the Parkland Vipers 16U volleyball team will host a spaghetti supper, sponsored by Irving’s Catering, May 12, at the Ukrainian Orthodox Auditorium (8th Ave. Hall) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tickets are $15 per meal, which includes a beverage and dessert. Meals can be picked up to go or you can eat at the hall.

Tickets must be purchased prior to the event and can be purchased through any Viper 16U parent or contact Ted Rea at 204-648-4433.

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