Albion spikers capture tourney title

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 September 2016 at 6:08 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Chanyce Powell , who earned All-Tourney team honors,and her Purple Eagles teammates captured the championship of the Albion Volleyball Tournament today.


Serving up a point here, Albion’s Emilie Barleben earned a spot on the All-Tournament team.

The host Purple Eagles went 7-1 on the day to capture top honors at the 10th annual Albion Volleyball Tournament this afternoon.

Albion downed Roy-Hart in the Gold Division semifinals and then bested Medina 25-14, 25-23 in the championship match.

Albion swept Newfane, Oakfield-Alabama and Pembroke in the Pool Play portion of the tournament.

Oakfield-Alabama finished in third place downing Newfane 25-23, 21-25, 15-10 in the Silver Division finals.

The All-Tournament team included Chanyce Powell and Emilie Barleben from Albion, Je’ne Brown and Emily Kams from Medina and Bea Bacon and Olivia Vorholzer from Roy-Hart.