Kootenay Bombers Silver Medal at Nationals
The Kootenay Bombers club volleyball team placed 2nd in their division in the tier 1 final at the 18U Youth Nationals in Calgary May 19-22!
The Condors from Québec defeated the Bombers in 3 games. In the Gold Medal Game, the Condors defeated Bombers with a score 15-11.
The Bombers were undefeated in their pool playing 2 teams from Alberta ( DCV Smash and Southwest Central Fire) and CBC Falcons from Newfoundland on the opening day.
The next day, teams were put into 6 power pools where the Bombers went undefeated against a different club from from Newfoundland, (The Loopers) Black Gold from Alberta, and then Central Valley Chaos from Saskatchewan, which earned them a Bye to the tier 1 semi- finals on Saturday against DCV Smash. They managed to squeak out the win with scores of 21-25, 25-22 and 15-9 to make it to the tier 1 finals in their division where they won a silver medal.
Congratulations to all of the players and a special farewell to the grade 12 players …Olivia Bezaire, Abby Ens, Hannah McClure, Sedona Shuel, and Gevyn Hlookoff!
Big thanks to Bombers head coach, Staci Proctor, for her dedication to the team and her expertise in coaching and guiding the girls to National success! Go Bombers!