Mountaineers sweep Cambrian in volleyball

volleyballThe Mohawk Mountaineers scored a pair of 3-0 decisions over the Cambrian Golden Shield of Sudbury in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Volleyball at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre Friday (Jan. 24).

The Mohawk women improved to 6-7 with a 25-16, 25-14, 28-26 decision over the visitors, who saw their mark fall to 5-8. Mohawk is fifth in the West Division, Cambrian is seventh.

Chi Chi Chuks-Mady led the Mountaineers with 11 kills, four service aces and 12 digs. Corinne McGrath had three kills and 32 assists.

For the Golden Shield, Emily Redwood and Kailey Bastien each had six kills.

In the men’s match, Mohawk downed Cambrian 25-13, 25-21, 25-21 as Bryce Marcussen contributed 13 kills and one block. Brad Regier had six kills and two aces, Eric Danecke had five kills and one ace and Mark Kaveckas provided 37 assists.

For Cambrian, Stephan Brown had 10 kills and three blocks, while Hayden Kosmerly had seven kills and four blocks.

With the victory, the fourth place Mountaineers upped their record to 9-4 and eighth place Cambrian slipped to 2-11.

No rest for the Mountaineers as they are right back in action Saturday afternoon, when the Boreal Viperes of Sudbury visit the Braley. The women hit the floor at 1 p.m. Boreal is winless in 13 matches after Redeemer beat them 3-0 Friday.

The men play at 3 p.m. Les Viperes are also winless in 13 after dropping a 3-1 decision at Redeemer to open their trip to Hamilton.