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MacEwan outlasts Wesmen in Friday five-setter

Wesmen middle blocker Garrett Jones goes up for a swing against the MacEwan Griffins on Friday night in Edmonton. (Chris Piggott/MacEwan Athletics)
Wesmen middle blocker Garrett Jones goes up for a swing against the MacEwan Griffins on Friday night in Edmonton. (Chris Piggott/MacEwan Athletics)

DAVID LARKINS, Wesmen Athletics

Keegan Teetaert had a career-high 12 kills and hit .400 for the night, but the Winnipeg Wesmen men's volleyball fell in five to the MacEwan Griffins on Friday.

Teetaert had his first double-digit kills performance and made just two errors on 25 swings, but the Griffins prevailed 3-2 (25-22, 17-25, 25-19, 17-25, 15-13) in a Canada West men's volleyball match in Edmonton. Teetaert also added a match-high six blocks. 

Garrett Jones added nine kills on 17 swings and hit .412 as the Wesmen middles combined to hit .405 in the loss. 

Daniel Thiessen had a team-high 18 kills and 12 digs for Winnipeg (3-6).

Kai Hesthemmer had a match-high 19 kills to pace MacEwan (3-8) and Jordan Peters added 16. 

The Wesmen hit .289 for the match, while MacEwan attacked at a .243 rate. 

Antanas Grigaitis played a career-high four sets and had a career-high seven kills for the Wesmen.

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