Avonmore – The Carleton Place High School Bears are the 2018 Upper Canada Cup Boys’ Intermediate Volleyball Champions.
The Bears defeated Rideau District High School 25-20 and 25-10 during the final, held Thursday at Tagwi Secondary School in Avonmore.
Coach Cindy Warland said the secret to the Bears’ success was teamwork.
“This was a team that pulled together and played together and supported each other, and it showed on the courts,” said Warland.
Warland added that outstanding leadership from team captain Gavin Wheeler, as well as strong defensive play from Justin Pierce, contributed to the victory.