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Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
A defensive focus for young Chill team
2017-03-20
by Randy Pascal

With the bulk of the Northern Chill 12 Girls being exposed to OVA (Ontario Volleyball Association) tournaments for the very first time this year, coaches Glenn Murray and Denny Chicoine have no lack of particular areas of the game on which they can focus their efforts.

Competing at a Trillium C showdown in Stouffville, the locals opted to key in primarily on their defensive play, matched up against representatives from several larger clubs from Central Ontario.

The Chill surprised the Barrie Elites Blue 25-21 in their opening set of the day, before dropping two in a row, 9-25, 5-15. A second straight three set match followed as the Georgian Cubs (Barrie) slipped past the locals, 12-25, 25-21, 9-15.

After handling Vision Volleyball from North Bay with relative ease (25-22, 25-8), the Chill closed off against a pair of Aurora squads, losing to both the Storm Tsunami (17-25, 12-25) and the Storm League (15-25, 19-25), and settling for a tie in seventh place with the West Nipissing Wild.

Emma Harris drew praise from the Sudbury coaching staff, coming out swinging and scoring a number of important points, while Alexie Chicoine continues to provide key leadership, steady from the start of the tournament right through to the final point.

“All in all, it showed us that we can compete with the big clubs, making them work for every point,” stated coach Murray. “It was another good learning experience for a young club.”

Rounding out the Chill 12U roster are Gabrielle Comeau, Lindsay Murray, Shanna Lessard, Kameryn Van Wallegham, Kayla Bouffard, Abbey Ayotte, Ashley Ruddick, Alyssa Nicholls, Emily Audette and Annie Simon.

The team will now ready itself for the provincial championship, with this group in action on the weekend of April 21st to 23rd in Kitchener-Waterloo.

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