Red Deer, AB – The Olds College Broncos had a great start to Friday's match against the Red Deer College Queens. An energized Broncos squad captured the first set 25-23, but the early deficit seemed to rally the home team. The RDC Queens got on a roll and won the next three sets 25-14, 25-20, 25-10.
Outside hitter Tess Pearman was named the Collegiate Sports Medicine Queens Player-of-the-Game. The Bachelor of Education Elementary student totaled 22 kills, five digs, three aces and one stuff block, while finishing with a 0.545 hitting percentage.
Tabitha Martin received the award for the Broncos. She was one of the biggest offensive weapons for the visitors, recording ten digs, eight kills and three stuff blocks.
RDC setter Emma Letkeman contributed 43 assists, seven digs, three kills, one stuff and an ace. Olds College setter Avery Gammel accumulated 20 assists, six digs and a pair of aces.
Queens libero Kaylee Domoney had 15 digs and three assists.
Broncos libero Francesca Sandini contributed ten digs and one assist.
As a group, the RDC Queens fired 12 service aces. The Broncos had seven.
On Saturday, the RDC Queens (17-2) will face the Broncos (2-19) on the road at 6:00 pm.
Representatives from KidSport were at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre to raise awareness and funds. Profits from the 50/50 draw and silent auction will help under-resourced youth participate in organized sport in Canada.