The HJ Cody School Grade 9 girls volleyball team was victorious at the Hunting Hills Tournament in Red Deer over the weekend. Back row: Coach Brianna Bell

Lakers successful in Red Deer tournament

The HJ Cody Lakers Grade 9 girls enjoyed a successful weekend in Red Deer, winning the 21st annual Hunting Hills High School Grade 9


The HJ Cody Lakers Grade 9 girls enjoyed a successful weekend in Red Deer, winning the 21st annual Hunting Hills High School Grade 9 Invitational Volleyball Tournament.

The girls played well throughout the two-day tournament, where they faced Strathmore, Warburg, Red Deer Lake, St. Francis and hosts Hunting Hills.

The Lakers secured a couple of come-from-behind victories, posting a record of 10 wins and two losses, and placing them second in the round robin.

With a bye into the semi finals, the Lakers played Hunting Hills and dug deep to come out on top winning two sets to none, with scores of 25-21 and 25-16.

That put them into the final against St. Francis.

The girls were determined and emerged victorious winning two sets to none, with scores of 25-19 and 25-23.


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