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St. Clair Women’s Volleyball Advance to OCAA Semi Final

St. Clair Women's Volleyball Advance to OCAA Semi Final, Saints Women Volleyball to Play for Bronze Medal Today

St. Clair Women’s Volleyball Advance to OCAA Semi Final

The St. Clair College women’s volleyball team got a huge win over the Centennial Colts on Thursday night at the OCAA Championship being hosted by Centennial College in Scarborough.

The Saints took down a stubborn Centennial squad by a score of 3-1 in front of a raucous crowd in their home gym in the Championship Quarter Final match.  The Saints took the first two sets by scores of 25-21 and 25-17.  The Colts rebounded to take set three by a score of 26-24.  St. Clair narrowly escaped with the win by coming back to take the 4th set 26-24 to put Centennial away. Taylor Fitzgerald (Windsor) led the way offensively with 10 kills, 2 service aces and 9 digs.  Setter Kim Quintanilla (Windsor) also had a solid match with 10 service aces, 1 kill and 13 digs. The St. Clair women are currently ranked 3rd in Ontario. Centennial  finished in 2nd  place in the OCAA East Division with a record of 15-3 and were ranked 6th in Ontario.

With the win the Saints advance to the OCAA Championship semi final on Friday night at 8 pm. St. Clair will be facing the top ranked Humber Hawks who defeated the Mohawk Mountaineers by a score of 3-2 after going down 2 sets to none. Humber went 18-0 in the regular season finishing 1st in the West Division. The Hawks are ranked 1st in Ontario and 3rd in Canada