Oxbow girls win bronze at volleyball provincials

High school volleyball provincials took place last weekend in most of the senior girls’ divisions and will be this week in the senior boys’ divisions.

Last weekend, Oxbow’s senior girls won their side of the 4A Pool A bracket at Clavet. They defeated Maidstone in the quarterfinal but fell two sets to one to Lumsden in the semifinal. Oxbow defeated Nipawin’s L.P. Miller for the bronze medal.

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In the same tournament, Carnduff finished third in their pool at 2-2. Lumsden knocked them out in the quarterfinal.

In the 3A provincials at Carrot River, Lampman went 1-3 and finished in third place in their bracket. They were swept by Wynyard, who eventually won the silver medal, in the quarterfinal.

Arcola went to Fox Valley for 1A provincials and went 0-4 in their round robin.

Carnduff and Oxbow will be co-hosting 3A boys provincials this weekend, starting Friday. Oxbow starts their tournament at noon Friday against Birch Hills at Oxbow Prairie Horizons School while in the other pool, Carnduff opens against Ile-a-la-Crosse at 1 p.m. Friday.

Oxbow’s pool also features Langenburg, Kipling and Waldheim, and Carnduff’s pool has Hepburn, Island Lake and Moose Jaw Cornerstone.

The playoffs start Saturday afternoon with the championship final scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Carnduff Education Complex.

Arcola will be travelling to Lake Lenore and Middle Lake for the 1A boys provincials. They begin at 2 p.m. at Middle Lake against Bellevue. The other schools they’ll be facing in their pool are Cut Knife, host Middle Lake and Fox Valley.

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