Athlete of the Week
The Rural High School Athlete of the week is Sophie Morrice of the Gabrielle Roy Les Roys volleyball team in Ile des Chenes.
The 5'11" left side hitter led Les Roys to the silver medal at the Provincial "AA" Volleyball Championships, where she was named a championship all-star. During the season she also led her team to a zone 13 championship, 1st place at their provincial qualifier, 2nd place at the Neelin Dig, Garden Valley and Morris tournaments, and a third place finish at the Killarney tournament. Coach Alain Hebert states, "She's the captain of the team and leads by example. She isn't scared to make mistakes and take the shot when the team needs her. She has an aggressive serve and is very smart about her plays. She lives and breaths volleyball and has a great appreciation for the sport and her coaches."
This grade 12 student maintains an 88% academic average.