Eagles volley into senior boys’ final

FERGUS – The Emmanuel Christian Eagles advanced to the District 4 high schools senior boys’ volleyball final with a 3-1 win over the Westside Thunder in semifinal play Wednesday.

Emmanuel Christian won 25-16, 25-20, 19-25, 25-16.

The Eagles are to play the Norwell Varsity Reds in Thursday’s final at the Palmerston school at 2:30 p.m.

Norwell won its semifinal Tuesday when the Wellington Heights Wolverines forfeited.

Norwell finished first at the end of the regular season with a 10-0 record. The Varsity Reds dropped one set in league play all season.

Emmanuel Christian was second at 7-3.

The Varsity Reds won both of their matches with the Eagles during the regular season. Norwell won 2-0 in the mini tournament they hosted Oct. 11 and 3-1 at Fergus a week later.

Norwell is to host the Westside Thunder in the junior final Thursday at 4 p.m.

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