Earl Marriott Mariners Strike Volleyball Gold

(reproduced from Peace Arch News)
EMS senior boys team wins B.C. triple-A title with win over Van Tech Saturday in Langley

Seaside club members on this team include: Ryan Brown, Brayden Budd, Ben Francois, Noah Halladay, Chris Hamilton, Gurshawn Kaler, Jason McGonigle, Takoda McMullin, Talon McMullin, Nicholas Prokopich, Josh Quiring and Ben Schill coached by Seaside coach Al Schill.

It’s not often that a team will go wire-to-wire – from the first day of the season until the last – as the No. 1 team in their given sport, but the Earl Marriott Mariners senior boys volleyball team managed just that, capping a dominant season with a B.C. triple-A boys championship Saturday in Langley.

Not only did the Mariners – who were the province’s No. 1-ranked team at the start of the season – not lose a game at provincials last week, they didn’t even drop a single set. In Saturday night’s final, they beat the Van Tech Talismen 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-19).

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