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Winning On and Off the Court

The Champ is here!
The Champ is here!

Today was a great day for Jacob and his friends as their Grade 5 Boys’ Volleyball team won the championship in the CISVA (Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver Association) Tournament.  That means that they were the best team of the 40 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Vancouver – a great feat to be sure!

The team went undefeated in their three matches at the Harry Jerome Sports Complex in Burnaby by beating St. Andrew School, Our Lady of Sorrows School (not “Old Lady of Sorrows” as Jacob thought), and Holy Cross School en route to the championship.  All three matches were quite competitive and full of impressive volleyball – especially for 10 year-olds.

The day was actually a family affair as Gail was there doubling as a scorekeeper and teacher sponsor, and Sean was there with his Grade 7 Boys’ team – they ended up finishing a respectable sixth just one year after winning the silver medal.  Kudos to them for not just one great year of volleyball but a great three years.

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