PRMS Grade 8 girls welcome Coast Tsimshian Academy for first home volleyball game

Amy Hill returns Coast Tsimshian Academy’s serve during the Grade 8 girls volleyball matchup. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Amy Hill returns Coast Tsimshian Academy’s serve during the Grade 8 girls volleyball matchup. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Lindsy Amante (left), Amy Hill (middle) and teammates prepare to bump the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s court. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Lindsy Amante (left), Amy Hill (middle) and teammates prepare to bump the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s court. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Heather Truong trajected the ball toward her opponent’s court. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Heather Truong trajected the ball toward her opponent’s court. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Serves up at the Grade 8 volleyball game. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Serves up at the Grade 8 volleyball game. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Serves up at the Grade 8 volleyball game. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Serves up at the Grade 8 volleyball game. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Nevaeh Clayton spikes the ball earning a point for PRMS. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Nevaeh Clayton spikes the ball earning a point for PRMS. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Elise Helin spikes the ball earning a point for PRMS. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Elise Helin spikes the ball earning a point for PRMS. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Rennie Laychuk (#2) prepares to send the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s courtside. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Rennie Laychuk (#2) prepares to send the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s courtside. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Rennie Laychuk (#2) sends the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s courtside. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)Rennie Laychuk (#2) sends the ball back to Coast Tsimshian Academy’s courtside. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
PRMS Grade 8 girls face off in their first home volleyball game of the season against Coast Tsimshian Academy. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)PRMS Grade 8 girls face off in their first home volleyball game of the season against Coast Tsimshian Academy. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
The MVP of sportsmanship was CTA player Bethany who high-fived almost every single athlete on both teams each time they made a play. “I just feel like I should because everyone did good and they all deserve it. I’m happy with everyone’s sportsmanship and their attitude,” she said. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)The MVP of sportsmanship was CTA player Bethany who high-fived almost every single athlete on both teams each time they made a play. “I just feel like I should because everyone did good and they all deserve it. I’m happy with everyone’s sportsmanship and their attitude,” she said. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Middle School’s Grade 8 girls played their first home volleyball game of the season.

Coast Tsimshian Academy (CTA) was the competition for PRMS at Saturday’s play day.

Despite losing their three matches to CTA, spirits and sportsmanship remained high all around.

The MVP of sportsmanship was CTA player Bethany who high-fived almost every single athlete on both teams each time they made a play.

“I just feel like I should because everyone did good and they all deserve it. I’m happy with everyone’s sportsmanship and their attitude,” she said.

The PRMS girls will be focusing on ironing out the kinks in their game.

Denise Wilson, coach for the PRMS girls said that moving forward they will be focusing on their serves and gelling their very large team together.

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