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Cyclones pick up first win in girls volleyball

Top teams continue winning ways as season enters stretch drive
The Central Cyclones girls volleyball team came as close as possible to finding victory during the Peacock Toilers invitational tournament this past weekend.

Back in regular season action on Tuesday night, they finally broke through. And in style, at that.

The Cyclones improved to 1-4 on the season with a 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-15) victory over the Cornerstone Christian School Falcons. Cornerstone fell to 1-4.

It was business as usual in the other girls contest as, fresh off their Invitational semifinal appearance, the Toilers rolled to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-14) over Briercrest Christian Academy in Caronport. Peacock improved to 4-1, Briercrest fell to 2-3.

In high school boys volleyball league action, the defending champion Vanier Vikings continued to cruise along, improving to 6-0 with a commanding 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-12) win over Cornerstone Christian School.

The Avonlea Eagles – the only team to take a game off of Vanier in league play this season after their five-set battle to open the campaign – kept pace with a 3-1 (26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-13) win over Briercrest Christian. The Eagles improved to 4-1, the Cougars fell to 3-2.

The Central Cyclones moved a game over .500, improving to 3-2 with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 25-17) victory over Riverview/Mortlach. The Royals fell to 0-5.

League action continues Thursday as Central travels to Briercrest and Vanier hosts Cornerstone in girls league play, while in boys action Riverview is at Peacock, Avonlea travels to Cornerstone and Briercrest Christian is at Central.

Girls games start at 6:20 p.m., boys games at 8 p.m.

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