TRURO – The Cobequid Cougars are set to host the toughest high school girls volleyball tournament in the province this weekend at the Cougar Classic.
The two-day event has attracted 25 of the top squads in the Maritimes including four entries from P.E.I. – Colonel Gray, Charlottetown, Bluefield and Kensington.
Cobequid’s No. 1 and No. 2 lineups will also do battle with Sackville, Citadel, J.L. Ilsley, Lockview, Avon View, Middleton, Bridgewater, Horton, Park View, West Kings, Rive Sud, Par en Bas, Riverview, Memorial, Sydney Academy, the Dr. John Hugh Gillis Royals and Ecole Acadienne de Truro.
The evet will be played in both the CEC and Truro junior high gymnasiums.
Cobequid #1 opens at 4 p.m. today in CEC Gym against Bluefield before meeting Rive Sud at 6 p.m. and Halifax West at 8 p.m.
Cobequid #2 does battle with Sackville at 4 p.m. at Truro junior high before locking horns with Colonel Gray at 6 p.m. and Avon View at 8 p.m.
On Saturday Cobequid #1 sees Riverview at 10:30 a.m. while Cobequid #2 takes on Park View.
Quarter-final matches are set for 2 and 3:15 p.m. Saturday with semifinals at 4:30. The final is slated for 5:45 p.m.