The Estevan Comprehensive School's Elecs senior girls volleyball team won their home tournament, which was held from September 27 to 29.
Estevan won 12 of 14 sets that they played in the round robin. They opened the tournament with a straight sets victory over the junior Elecs team, winning 25-7 and 25-16.
The following day, they defeated the Carlyle Cougars 2-0 (25-22, 25-17). They split their third round-robin game against Yorkton Sacred Heart, winning the first set 25-22 but losing the second 25-10. The Elecs responded with a 2-0 (26-24, 25-16) win over Midale.
Estevan continued to roll with a 2-0 (25-20, 25-21) victory over Oxbow. They lost the opening set of their final round-robin match, 25-22 to Weyburn, but recovered to win the second set 25-14.
The Elecs took top spot in the round robin, and advanced directly to the semi-final. Estevan defeated Oxbow 2-0 (25-23, 25-20) to move on to the final, where they played Carlyle. The Elecs again won 2-0 (25-23, 25-18).
"It was the best performance that our girls have had at their own home tournament for the past few years," said co-coach Marika Ehrhardt. "Many of the girls have played on the senior team for many years and have yet to win their own home tournament so I think they found a lot of success and excellence in themselves through this experience."
Ehrhardt said the players really enjoyed being able to take home gold medals at the end of the tournament.
The junior girls team finished seventh in the round robin. After opening against the senior girl Elecs, they lost all of their matches by 2-0 scores. Ehrhardt said the junior girls played hard, enjoyed the experience and did well against their opponents.