Barriere Netball brought back silver from Provincials

Both the Junior Team, and the Senior Team played a round robin format.

By Kim Fennell

The Barriere Netball Club took two teams to the Provincial Under 18 Championships in Burnaby on May 12.

Both the Junior Team, and  the Senior Team played a round robin format.

The Senior team consisted of three grade 11 players (two of them playing for the first time) and four grade 9 players.  They had tough competition, as most teams consisted of grade 11 and 12 players.  They finished the round robin with two wins and four loses putting them in fifth place.  Brittany Piva won Most Valuable Player.  Other players include Jess Gartner, Alysha Piva, Kimberly Pelayo, Jessie Proulx, Sadie Lawrence and Carlea Dunn.

The Juniors played four games against teams from the Lower Mainland ending with a result of two wins, one lose and one tie.

The Junior team consisted of all grade 8 players and one grade 9.  Other teams had players in grades 8, 9 and 10.

The Junior team placed second to receive a silver medal in the tournament.

Chelsea Lloyd was awarded the Most Valuable Player award.  Other players include Hannah Feller, Jillian McInnes, Jamie Proulx, Ariel Fennell, Vanessa Balatti and Talyse Lyons.

The girls played well and never gave up.  They are all great athletes with great attitudes.

Barriere Netball Club is hosting an Under 30 Tournament on June 16 and 17, at  Barriere Secondary.  Any alumni may join them on this weekend.