Spartans help Canada to silver
The Trinity Western Spartans were well represented in helping Canada win silver at the inaugural Junior Pan Am Cup.
Competing in Panama City, Canada’s junior men’s volleyball team dropped a 3-1 (25-23,16-25,25-19,25-23) decision to Venezuela.
The Canadian side featured Spartans players Brad Kufske, Lucas Van Berkel, Derek Thiessen and Branden Schmidt.
After going 1-2 in the round robin, Canada beat the Dominican Republic in the quarter-finals and knocked off previously unbeaten Chile in the semifinals, before falling to another unbeaten squad, Venezuela in the final.