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St. Clair Saints Volleyball Weekend Update

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St. Clair Women’s Volleyball Winning Streak Ends

The St. Clair women’s volleyball team were on the road on Saturday afternoon in Ancaster to take on the Redeemer University Royals. Unfortunately the Saints struggled on the day and were upset by the Royals 3-2 in a exciting back and forth match.

Set scores for Redeemer were 31-29, 15-25, 25-21, 23-25 and 15-13. Third year outside hitter Shalena Horst (Dutton; West Elgin Secondary) had a big game with 15 kills, 1 service ace, 1 stuff block and 5 digs. Rookie outside hitter Chantel DeVlugt (Wyoming; LCCVI) also had a great match with 17 kills and 6 digs.

With the loss St. Clair’s record dropped to 12-4 while Redeemer improved to 7-9. St. Clair is currently ranked 3rd in Ontario and 13th in Canada while the Royals are ranked 9th in Ontario. The loss was the first of the semester for the Saints and ended their six game winning streak.

The Saints will wrap up their regular season schedule next weekend on the road facing Sheridan College on Saturday and Humber College on Sunday. St. Clair still has a change to earn second place in the division heading into their final two matches.

Current OCAA women’s volleyball standings

St. Clair Men’s Volleyball Fall to Royals

The St. Clair men’s volleyball team were on the road on Saturday afternoon in Ancaster to take on the Redeemer University Royals. The Saints played well losing three tight sets falling by a score of 3-0.

Set scores for Redeemer were 25-22, 25-23, and 25-21. Second year outside hitter Frankie Friesen (Staples; Tilbury District) led the way for the Saints with 12 kills, 6 service aces, 1 stuff block and 4 digs. Second year middle Ubert Batista (Panama; Adventist High) had a solid game as well with 4 kills and 3 stuff blocks.

With the loss St. Clair’s record dropped to 8-8 while Redeemer improved to 11-6. St. Clair is currently ranked 9th in Ontario while the Royals are ranked 4th in Ontario and 15th in Canada.

The Saints will wrap up their regular season schedule next weekend on the road facing Sheridan College on Saturday and Humber College on Sunday. St. Clair is still fighting for a playoff spot and could finish anywhere from 4th to 8th in an very tight West Division. The top 7 teams qualify for the OCAA Playoffs.

Current OCAA men’s volleyball standings

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