Neelin’s Jordan Hardy (left) and Danielle Larocque block a tip by Crocus Plainsmen Emma Donnelly during varsity girls’ high school volleyball on Tuesday evening. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
The Neelin Spartans showed why they are the No.1-ranked varsity girls’ high school volleyball team in the province on Tuesday night.
The Spartans swept the unranked Crocus Plainsmen 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-11) behind six kills from Alison Quiring and four from Paige Thomson.
Mackenzie Pearson replied with three kills and one ace in the match, Megan Mosiuk added two kills, while Danielle Jameson notched two aces for Crocus Plains.
Meanwhile, in the varsity boys’ match, the visiting Spartans defeated the Plainsmen 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-15, 25-14).
Brandon LaLonde led Neelin — ranked fifth among AAA teams in the province — with 13 kills, while Mason Hodgson added 11 kills and two blocks. Joel Pulver replied with 11 kills and three blocks for the unranked Plainsmen, while Justin Buhr notched six blocks and three kills.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition October 2, 2013