first_imgMount Sentinel played the entire season without any seniors on the team.However, Moreira saw three quasi-seniors — Malin Chernoff, Madia Rehwald, and Kyra Makortoff — provide the leadership and stability that Cats required for success.The Wildcats, ranked fourth overall for most of the season in the “A” Girls Provincial Vollleyball poll, now travel to Duncan for the Kootenay High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships November 28-30.Last year, the Wildcats won the bronze medal. ·         We now advance to the provincials  in Duncan as the #4 seed. On the basis of the season play there seems to be a gap between the top 3 teams and next 3 or 4. We are clearly intent on closing the gap We had a “smooth” weekend. We played confidently without feeling the anxiousness that sometimes accompanies the team with the most to lose…….we were the number 1 seed and went in with a #4 provincial ranking ·         Without any grade 12’s on the team we weren’t totally sure how we would respond, but the 3 quasi-seniors (Malin Chernoff, Madia Rehwald, and Kyra Makortoff) provided the leadership and stability that we required ·         In the final against the home team, Fernie, also undefeated, we played our best match of the weekend. The score was a good indicator of how the match unfolded — 25-8, 25-16, 25-18.center_img In the end, the Mount Sentinel Wildcats proved to be too much for the rest of the Kootenay zone.The South Slocan squad captured the Kootenay High School A Girl’s Volleyball title Satuday in Fernie, dumping the host school 3-0 in the best-of-five final.Mount Sentinel won by scores of 25-8, 25-16, 25-18.”We had a “smooth” weekend,” said head coach Joe Moreira.”We played confidently without feeling the anxiousness that sometimes accompanies the team with the most to lose. . .. We were the number 1 seed and went in with a #4 provincial ranking.”last_img

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