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Welcome to the School Zone. Watch this space every Wednesday for the latest in what is happening in the world of high school sports. We will bring you weekly rankings, athletes of the week, games to look for and various interesting factoids. We welcome your feedback and ideas as well. Send comments and ideas as well to info@mhsaa.ca

 

Athletes of the week

The Home Run Sports Urban Athlete of the Week is Jordan Hardy of the Neelin Spartan varsity girls volleyball team.

This 5-8 left side helped lead the Spartans to the championship at the Top 8 Debate tournament in Brandon, recording eight kills in the final. Coach Kevin Neufeld states, "Jordan is an extremely hard worker, with a passion for getting stronger. She competed in two triathlons this summer as part of her training program".

This Grade 12 student maintains a 91 per cent average and also competes in basketball and badminton.

The Tri-Star Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Easton Gryba of the Grandview Spartans varsity girls volleyball team.

This 5-9 left side helped lead her Spartans team to a third- place finish at the Rivers Rams Invitational. She was the Spartans' leading scorer with a kill percentage of 60 and earning points on 85 per cent of her serves. Coach Chris Porter states, "Easton has taken a co-captain role with the team, which lost four starters to graduation from last year. Coming off knee surgery, she is driven to be one of the best players in the province and does not use her injury as an excuse. She is one of the hardest-working girls on the team and hates to fail at anything. Her attitude and competitiveness are rubbing off on the new players on our team and she helps them in any way she can".

This Grade 12 student maintains an 85 per cent average.

Rankings

The First AAA/AAAA junior varsity rankings came out this week, with the Lord Selkirk Royals girls and Steinbach Regional Sabres getting off to strong starts to claim the initial No. 1 spot. In varsity action, both the River East girls and boys teams climbed into the rankings. Otherwise, there was very little movement from the previous week.

 

SUBWAY AAAA Varsity volleyball rankings

GIRLS

1. Neelin Spartans (1)

2. Lord Selkirk Royals (2)

3. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes (4)

4. Westwood Warriors (5)

5. St. Mary's Academy Flames (3)

6. Vincent Massey Trojans (Winnipeg) (6)

7. Vincent Massey Vikings (Brandon) (7)

8. Mennonite Brethren Hawks (9)

9. Dakota Lancers (8)

10. River East Kodiaks (NR)

 

BOYS

1. Mennonite Brethren Hawks (1)

2. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes (2)

3. St. Paul's Crusaders (3)

4. Lord Selkirk Royals(4)

5. Westwood Warriors (5)

6. Steinbach Regional Sabres (6)

7. River East Kodiaks (NR)

8. Glenlawn Lions (9)

9. Northlands Parkway Nighthawks (Winkler) (8)

10. Daniel McIntyre Maroons (10)

 

SUBWAY AAA/AAAA Junior varsity volleyball rankings

GIRLS

1. Lord Selkirk Royals

2. Vincent Massey Trojans (Winnipeg)

3. St. Mary's Academy Flames

4. Mennonite Brethren Hawks

5. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes

6. Northlands Parkway Nighthawks (Winkler)

7. Glenlawn Lions

8. Fort Richmond Centurions

9. Westwood Warriors

10. Westgate Wings

 

BOYS

1. Steinbach Regional Sabres

2. Lord Selkirk Royals

3. Mennonite Brethren Hawks

4. St. Paul's Crusaders

5. Kelvin Clippers

6. Daniel McIntyre Maroons

7. Louis Riel Voyageurs

8. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes

9. John Taylor Pipers

10. Vincent Massey Vikings (Brandon)

 

On tap

There's some great high school volleyball to take in this weekend. Twenty junior varsity girls teams will be participating in the Kildonan East tournament.

There are 18 other volleyball tournaments taking place around the province, along with four soccer tournaments. There are nine high school football games on Thursday and another five on Friday. Watch for other rankings to be posted on the website on Thursday.

For more information and all league and tournament results, visit the MHSAA website at www.mhsaa.ca.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 25, 2013 D7

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