Des Peiffer (right) of Crocus tries to block Massey’s Zavna Berel Tuesday. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
The unranked Crocus Plainsmen knocked off the sixth-ranked Vincent Massey Vikings in varsity girls’ action in the Brandon High School Volleyball League on Tuesday night.
The host Plainsmen powered their way to a 3-1 victory (25-14, 25-21, 16-25, 25-21) over the Vikings behind a balanced attack. Emma Donnelly delivered seven kills, Mackenzie Pearson notched six kills and three aces, and Danielle Jameson added five kills and six aces to lead the Plainsmen. Caroline Stitt replied with 10 kills for the Vikings.
Meanwhile, in last night’s varsity boys’ match, the visiting Vikings — ranked ninth in the province — swept the Plainsmen 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-13).
Seth Friesen led the way for the Vikings with eight kills, three blocks and two aces, while Luke Giesbrecht racked up six kills and three blocks.
Joel Pulver replied with a team-high seven kills for the unranked Plainsmen.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition October 16, 2013