The senior boys Lakers finished with a gold medal after competing in Zones over the weekend. With first under their belt at Zones, the Lakers volleyball team will now face competition from across the province as they fight for the provincial title. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake Lakers volleyball team wins gold at Zones

This is the fourth consecutive year the senior boys’ Lakers have finished first at Zones

For the fourth year in a row, the H.J. Cody Lakers senior boys’ volleyball team have won gold at Zones.

This also marks the fourth year the team will be heading to the provincial championship.

READ MORE: Sylvan Lake Lakers volleyball team smashes their way to victory

Opening ceremonies held for provincial tournament

The Lakers placed second in the league, which was enough for the team to head to Zones in Rocky Mountain House Nov. 17.

There they faced some of stiff competition, as teams from across Central Alberta fought for a chance to go to Provincials.

The Lakers fought them all off to take home the gold medal and will be viewing for the provincial championship once again Nov. 22-24.

This year, the provincial tournament will be hosted by the West Central High School Rebels out of Rocky Mountain House.

While the boys team will be representing Sylvan Lake at provincials, the senior girls team will not, as their season has come to an end.

For those unable to hear on the Sylvan Lake team in person, Provincial games can be watched live on YouTube this year at www.youtube.com.

The schedule of games can be found on the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association’s website, www.asaa.ca


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