TRURO – The Cobequid Cougars captured the bronze medal on the weekend at the 30th annual Westisle Wolverines Classic in Elmsdale, P.E.I.
The Cougars defeated the host Wolverines 2-0 (25-13, 25-19) to claim the medal after going 3-1 in the round robin before falling to the eventual tournament champion Horton Griffins 2-0 (16-25, 22-25) in the semifinal.
Cobequid finished the round robin with straight sets wins over West Kings (25-13, 25-14) and Charlottetown Rural (25-22, 25-19) to finish first in their pool. The Cougars also fell 2-1 (25-20, 23-25, 13-15) to Three Oaks after opening the event with a 2-1 (25-17, 16-25, 15-10) over the Griffins.
Ben Chisholm made 23 perfect passes at the tournament and posted a 97 per cent serving efficiency while Riley Tanner made 31 kills and 10 blocks. Josh Dorey made 29 digs, Naveen Singh dished out 125 assists and Adam Tattrie served at 100 per cent.
The Cougars are in action again this weekend at the annual West Kings Wolverines Invitational.