Photo of Luke Marshall blocking Henry Thomas' back set during a match Saturday evening in the Kora Lee Prince Memorial Volleyball Tournament at Kwah Hall on April 13 and 14. The annual tournament was finally won by the host team KLP.

Kora Lee Memorial Volleyball Tournament

The Eighth annual Kora Lee Memorial Volleyball tournament was a success.

The Eighth annual Kora Lee Memorial Volleyball tournament was a success.

Eight teams entered, with players coming from Prince George and a team from Chetwynd to round out the field.

The two day event held on April 14 and 15 held some amazing games, with over 70 per cent of the games playing at three in best of three sets.

Tournament organizers Leon Erickson and Kristi Howell, along with family and friends of the tournament were very pleased with the results.

The organizers would like to send a special thank you to Candace Erickson for soliciting local businesses for sponsored items and the participants thoroughly enjoyed receiving the items and attending the local businesses as patrons.

The results of the tournament are as follows:

1st A Div = KLP   (Host)

2nd A Div = Mookies Cookies (Local)

3rd A Div = Crooked Arrows (local)

4th A Div = Chetwynd

5th A Div = TAP  (local and PG mixed team)

6th A Div = Nakazdli Youth

1st B Div = I’d Hit That (Local)

2nd B Div = Nak’azdli Recreation

Kora’s boyfriend Matt Karey had always supported Kora’s love of sports.

As such, his inspirational attitude had carried over into the Kora Lee Memorial volleyball tournament.  Each year a recipient would be voted as the Matt Karey “Most Inspirational Participant”.

This year the most inspiring and dedicated participant recognized is  Wayne Sam.


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