August 30, 2012 | Vol. 39, No.35

Petersburg hosts Jamboree

Petersburg hosted the 2012 Region V Jamboree for the first time. This tournament consisted of 17 teams representing five schools.

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Emma Engell sets up this spike for Kayley Thorsen Saturday afternoon during the Region V Jamboree.

“Our Petersburg teams performed well and made improvements throughout the weekend,” Head Coach and Petersburg Athletic Director Jaime Cabral said. “There were a lot of really good things that Coach Corl and I saw and lots of room for improvement as well for our girls.”

Cabral also stated there were 156 volleyball players visiting and they were able to play a total of 53 games in two days.

Petersburg will be hosting Sitka this weekend in conference action with game times at 6 p.m. for the junior varsity Saturday and 7:15 p.m. for the varsity and Monday's games will be at 9:30 a.m. for the junior varsity and the varsity games immediately following the junior varsity game competition.

“This tournament was great practice for the teams,” Cabral said. “It was a great beginning to the season.”

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