JV Volleyball wins in 3 sets
Caronport, SK. Friday, November 8 saw the Briercrest Clippers taking on the Burman Bobcats for their second meeting of the season.
When the two women’s teams last faced, the weekend ended in a split with Burman winning on Friday and Briercrest taking the Saturday game. The Clippers looked to add to their wins against the Bobcats, opening the scoring and gaining the lead in the first set. They continued to build on their lead, maintaining it for the remainder of the set and taking it 25-19. Not to be outdone, the Bobcats pushed back in the second set, keeping the score tight. The two teams continued to exchange points, with neither building a lead until the end of the set, where Briercrest emerged victorious 28-26. Looking to keep their momentum rolling, the Clippers gained the early lead and led for the first half of the set, but Burman found some traction late and went ahead 20-18. However, the Clippers were not to be outdone, and pushed back to take the lead, winning the set 25-21.
When the men last met, Briercrest walked away with two wins, and the Clippers looked to add to that column. Briercrest opened up the scoring, taking the early lead and running with it, leading Burman 17-11. The Clippers continued their barrage, taking the set 25-17. Not looking to give in so easily, the Bobcats kept the game tight for the beginning of the set, but eventually were not able to Hang on. The Clippers began to find their rhythm, repeating the score of the first set and winning 25-17. With the Clippers finding their groove, the Bobcats found themselves on the defense and with the game on the line. However, they were not able to halt the Clippers’ momentum, losing the set 25-12.