Ravens win girls volleyball tourney


The Ripley Community School Ravens won the championship banner at the Southwest Regional Volleyball Tournament held Jan. 19 at Kincardine District Secondary School.


Ripley defeated Huron Heights Public School 25-7, 25-12 and then split 25-17 games with Lucknow. Ripley then swept Elgin Market Public School 25-8, 25-14 to finish first overall in the round robin with a 5-1 record.


The finals pitted the Ravens against Lucknow once again, but this time Ripley's serving was too much for Lucknow. Accurate passing and setting lead the way to a straight set win over Lucknow 25-6, 25-10.


This week Ripley will be in Sauble Beach to play in the Bluewater championship tournament.