Blitz U16s play at SaskCup 1

Yorkton News Review
February 9, 2012 01:00 AM

The Yorkton Blitz 16U girls competed in the SVA SASK Cup 1 tournament on in Saskatoon.

The Blitz went undefeated in the round robin portion of the tournament; defeating the Strasbourg Vikings, Yorkton McSweeney's Selects and Warman Volleybal Club.

The girls battled hard in the playoffs. Their first match was against Saskatoon Ultimate Chaos. The Blitz won in a tie-breaker set 15 to 11. The win assured the team of a top eight placing at the tournament.

The Blitz then competed against Wakaw where they forced a tie-breaker set but were unable to take the win.

The next round of playoffs was against Saskatoon Sol which the Blitz won in two straight sets, 25-14 and 25-21.

The girls then faced Saskatoon Serious Impact to determine the fifth and sixth placing for the tournament. Blitz came up a little bit short in the two sets, 22-25 and 20-25.

The tournament was very successful for the Blitz team which finished sixth out of 28 teams.

Yorkton will host the SVA SASK Cup 2 on March 24-25.

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