Hannah Lynn pass the ball to teammates during a game versus Oldson Oct. 27, while teammates Alyssa McGregor, Megan Koch and Ali Kondor watch from the sidelines. The Lakers took home the championship title during the home tournament Oct. 27-28. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Senior girls champions at home tournament

The senior girls volleyball team hosted a tournament Oct. 27-28

The senior girls volleyball team took the champion spot during the team’s home tournament this past weekend.

H.J. Cody invited nine teams from across Central Alberta to participate in the tournament.

The 10 teams formed two tiers for the tournament, with each team playing five games before the playoffs.

The Lakers won all five of their round-robin games before moving into the playoffs late on Saturday.

The team then went on to play Lacombe in the semi-finals.

The final game came down to the Lakers versus Rimbey, who won against Strathmore in the semi-final.

The H.J. Cody Lakers will host the girls provincial playoffs, Nov. 23-25.


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Megan Koch spikes the ball during the second set of the game versus Olds. The Lakers pulled out their second win of the tournament over Olds, going into three sets. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Ali Kondor serves the ball as teammates Megan Steenbergen, Hannah Lynn watch and prepare for the volley. The Lakers won all five of their round-robin games and went into the finals undefeated. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

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