Jr. Wesmen 16U Boy's Volleyball Team Crowned Provincial Champions

Jr. Wesmen 16U Boy's Volleyball Team Crowned Provincial Champions

Congratulations to the Jr. Wesmen 16U Boy's Volleyball team for winning the Provincial Championship this past weekend in Steinbach, Manitoba.

The team coached by former Wesmen Men's Volleyball player Rob Olfert, defeated the Providence Jr. Pilots squad in three sets (25-20, 20-25, 15-10) in the championship final.

The Jr. Wesmen team finished Pool play with a record of 2-1 before catching fire in the playoff round.

- quarter final def Selkirk Royals 25-18, 25-20

- semi final def Winman Warriors 25-19, 19-25, 15-12

- final def Providence Jr Pilots - 25-20, 20-25, 15-10


All- Stars - #13 Mitchell Holland, #16 Isaiah Olfert

MVP - #15 Ben Traa


The team will now compete in the 2017 Western Canadian Championships in Calgary, Ab - May 19-22.

 

TEAM INFORMATION

- 1st year of existence - thanks to Larry McKay, Tom Nicholson, Dave Crook, and the entire Athletic Department for helping to get the programt up and running

- Alumni and present players helping me: assistant coach - Evan Alexander.  guest coaches: Nolan Parrington, Riley Delevau, Martial Rondeau, Daniel Thiessen, Casey Schouten, Antanas Grigaitis

 Team Roster  

1 - Josh Peterson

3 - Eric Skakum

5 - Kobey Buhr

8 - Darian Koskie

9 - Carter Nott-Eyolfson

12 - Cam Munro

13 - Mitchell Holland

15- Ben Traa

16 - Isaiah Olfert

AC - Evan Alexander

HC - Rob Olfert

During the season the team competed in six tournaments - five in Winnipeg and one in Minneapolis placing - 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st