Cambridge Times QUEBEC – The Scorpions under-14 girls’ volleyball team recently finished sixth at Volleyball Canada’s national championships in Sherbrooke, Que.
The Scorpions ended the tournament with a 6-1 record in Division 1, Tier 1, with their only loss coming in the quarter-finals to end their run.
On the first day, the Scorpions beat the Herring Cove Gaels of Nova Scotia 2-0 (25-8, 25-6), Maverick Gold Diggers of Ottawa 2-1 (20-25, 25-19, 15-9) and the Quebec provincial champion Academie Les Estacades 2-1 (25-19, 20-25, 17-15).
On day two, the Scorpions continued to roll, beating the Northern Chill of Sudbury 2-1 (8-25, 25-11, 15-10), Outtahand of Markham 2-0 (25-19, 25-22) and Extreme Bleu of New Brunswick 2-1 (16-25, 27-25, 15-11).
On day three, the Scorpions perfect record had their only blemish, coming at the wrong time, with a 2-0 (19-25, 15-25) loss to the South County Bandits of Essex.
Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE – The Scorpions Volleyball Club will be setting up 25 grass courts for a youth volleyball tournament on June 30 at Bill Struck Field in Riverside Park.
Play will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a cost of $5.
Players can sign up individually and do not need a team to enter, but the age is limited, for boys and girls born from 1996 to 2003.
“We are very proud to be partnering with the City of Cambridge to put on this historic youth sports event in Cambridge. This will be the largest youth outdoor volleyball tournament ever held in the Waterloo Region,” said Scorpions founder Paul Langan.
The club will also be donating $1 from each registration to Kidney Cancer Canada.
For more information or to register, go to the tournaments page at www.scorpionsbeach.ca or call Paul Langan 519-654-0089.