Ben Mantel bumps up the ball while team mate Jacob Ringma stands ready.

Beach volleyball winners take prizes

Results are in for the Beach Blast volleyball tournament in Terrace last weekend…

Bumping up against volleyball players in university, two 15 year old Terrace boys won the rec league in the Beach Blast men’s 2-on-2 last weekend.

Jacob Ringma and Ben Mantel, known as the U15 Rookies, won the rec division, taking home $200 in gift certificates for Ruins and Canadian Tire and $100 cash.

The win for the 2-on-2 competitive division went to Kenton Veldman, Cole Nutma, and Benjamin Friesen, called “Insert something clever”, who took home tickets for two flights to Vancouver.

In the 3-on-3 women’s division, Northwest Alumni Morgan Monkman, Cassidy Kitchen and Lindsay Ewald won first in competitive.

In the rec division, Been Around the Block was the winner, a team with Teresa Monkman, Anita Marshall and Kelli Maskewich.

Both teams won $520 cash.

And finally, the 4-on-4 co-ed competitive title was claimed by Space Fam, with Smithers players Morgan and Trent Monkman, Braydon Karrer, and Terrace’s Correina McNeice.

In the rec division, winners were Block ‘n’ Roll, with David Pham, Tyler Duffy, Nancy Le, and Liam McChesney.

The 4-on-4 teams both won $780 cash.

Check out our short video, including a slideslow blast of photos at the end.