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Regional Volleyball Championship

Both the CFB Halifax men’s and women’s volleyball teams competed at the CAF Atlantic Regional Championship, held from March 12-15 at Saint Mary’s University.

Mariners men win Regional Volleyball gold

Par Ryan Melanson,
L’équipe du Trident

The CFB Halifax Mariners took on 14 Wing Greenwood in the men’s final, earning a victory and the title of Regional Champions.

The CAF Atlantic Regional Volleyball Championship was held from March 12-15 and hosted by PSP at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, with teams from CFB Halifax, 14 Wing Greenwood and 5 CDSB Gagetown competing on the women’s side, while the men’s championship was a two-team battle between CFB Halifax and Greenwood.

The Halifax men bested the Greenwood team, which included pickups from Gagetown, over two straight games, with scores of 3-1 (17-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-18) and 3-0 (25-22, 25-14, 27-25) to take the men’s gold medal and earn the right to represent the Atlantic region at CAF Nationals.

While the Halifax women placed first in the three-team round robin and earned a bye to the finals, they fell to 14 Wing in the final match, earning the silver medal.

The CAF National Volleyball Championship will be held from April 13-17 in Borden, with Coach and team Captain SLt Scott Wood leading the Atlantic team from CFB Halifax, along with Assistant Coach Cpl Jonathan Mosher and Assistant Captain PO1 Dylan Harrold.