Redbank Plains on high after volleyball feat

REDBANK Plains State High School volleyballers showed they are on the way up after an impressive performance recently.

Redbank Plains entered three teams in the QVA Queensland Schools Junior Volleyball Cup and were rewarded with success.

They were the grade 8 girls, coached by Jamie Ramm, the grade 8/9 boys - coached by Glenn Carpenter - and grade 9/10 girls, coached by Lucas Nicholls and Brent Thomas.

The three teams played 18 games and 39 sets between them, only losing three sets.

The year 8/9 boys and 9/10 girls won the gold medal after an undefeated campaign.

The year 8 girls won the silver medal, narrowly losing their final after going undefeated throughout the competition.

The school's success lifts them into Division 1 next year.

School volleyball co-ordinator Brent Thomas said the students excelled on and off the courts.

"Before the medal presentation, six different people from various schools complimented me on the girls," Thomas said.

"They said 'your girls are just amazing, they play so well and they are so friendly and nice to everyone'.

"Another comment was: 'wow, Those girls can play volleyball! … and not only that, they show amazing sportsmanship and interaction with everyone'.

"I think they could teach a lot of these schools some things on sportsmanship and behaviour."

Topics:  ipswich junior sport, redbank plains state high school, volleyball



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