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F.P. Walshe Flyers claim Junior B volleyball crown

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Junior high B boys volleyball league champion F.P. Walshe Flyers. Back row, from left: Logan Van Herk, Ethan Baxter, coach Blair Yanke, Adam Bassett and David Hearn. Front row, from left: AJ Poytress, Rylan Baxter, Dylan Feyter and Liam Beer.

The F.P. Walshe Flyers were flying high Friday afternoon.
The Flyers swept TMS Eagles to win the junior high B boys league playoff title.
The victory followed the Flyers winning the championship of their own tournament a week earlier.
The Flyers are Adam Bassett, Ethan Baxter, Rylan Baxter, Liam Beer, Dylan Feyter, David Hearn, AJ Poytress and Logan Van Herk. Coach is Blair Yanke.
The Flyers and TMS squared off Friday afternoon in a best-of-five match at F.P. Walshe school.
The Flyers won the opening set 25-22 in a hard-fought battle that went to the wire.
F.P. Walshe took control of the match with a decisive 25-10 win in the second set.
After a short break the teams returned to the court for the third and possibly deciding set.
F.P. Walshe got off to a strong start, opening a 16-1 lead over the Eagles.
There was no quit in the boys from the Blood Reserve though, as the Eagles fought back to make it a close game.
The Eagles trimmed the Flyers lead to 16-7 and the teams traded points from that point on.
F.P. Walshe got up 20-13 but the Eagles staged another rally to pull to within three points.
Leading 21-18 the Flyers went on another run, scoring four points to win the third and deciding set 25-18.

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