Colts win fifth straight tournament championship

The SCCHS Colts won the Centennial Volleyball Challenge in Saskatoon on Oct. 23. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The Swift Current Comp. Colts senior boys volleyball team won gold at the 10-team Centennial Volleyball Challenge in Saskatoon over the weekend for their fifth straight tournament title

On Friday in pool play, the Colts were 3-1 and won pool B with victories over Prince Albert Carlton (25-19, 25-22), Saskatoon Holy Cross (25-22, 25-19), and Saskatoon Centennial (25-18, 25-14) and a split with Meadow Lake (26-24, 19-25). 

On Saturday, the Colts defeated Saskatoon Aden Bowman (25-9, 25-10) in the quarter-final and the Centennial Chargers (25-20, 25-18) in the semi-final. 

The Colts faced off against Saskatoon St. Joseph in the championship match and won in three games. They dropped the opening game 25-27 before responding with 25-14 and 15-10 wins.

The Colts will return to action on October 29 in Regina.