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Junior high teams complete season

The junior high volleyball season ended on the weekend for all four F.P. Walshe teams.

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Keyla Kerr of the Flyers sets the ball

The Flyers were eliminated in the first round of their respective playoff tournaments.

Junior high A girls

F.P. Walshe sent two teams to the A girls tournament at Willow Creek Composite in Claresholm.

The eighth-seeded Flyers White won by forfeit in their first round match against Piikani Nation Secondary School, seeded ninth going into the tournament.

That put the Flyers White into the quarterfinals against J.F. Foster Raiders from Nanton, who were seeded first going into the tournament.

The Raiders swept the match by scores of 25-10 and 25-20 to eliminate Flyers White.

Flyers Blue, who were the No. 2 seed in the tournament, took on Crowsnest Pass Pandas in the quarterfinals.

The seventh-seeded Pandas staged an upset by winning the match two games to one.

Flyers Blue won the first set 25-18 but the Pandas fought back to win the second set 26-24 to force a tie-breaker.

In that tie-breaker the Pandas downed Flyers Blue 15-8 to eliminate F.P. Walshe from the tournament.

Junior high A boys

The A boys playoff tournament was held Friday at St. Michael’s school in Pincher Creek.

The Flyers faced off against the host Dragons in the first match of the tournament.

The Dragons were seeded first going into the tournament while the Flyers were seeded fourth.

St. Mike’s won the first set 25-14 and completed the sweep with a 25-10 win in the second set to eliminate the Flyers from the tournament.

Junior high B girls

F.P. Walshe hosted the B girls tournament on Saturday, with the Flyers taking on Crowsnest Pass Pandas in the first match of the day.

The ninth-seeded Pandas upset the Flyers 25-20 in the first set.

The Flyers fought back, winning the second set 25-22 to force a tie-breaker.

In the tie-breaker, the Pandas clawed the Flyers 15-8 to eliminate F.P. Walshe from the tournament.

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