PHOTOS: Eckville Aces fight through playoff battle

Brady Lawrence passes the ball to an Aces teammate during Eckville’s playoff game against the PAA Panthers on Nov. 4. The senior boys Aces fell 3-2, but will take to the court again on Nov. 6 in the bronze medal game. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Caleb Boettcher lines up to serve the ball for the senior boys Aces on Monday night. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Austin Cowan sends the ball flying back over the net into Panthers territory. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Kolton Glenn leaps to make a play against the PAA Panthers in the Monday night playoff matchup. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Nolan Brereton tips the ball back over towards the Panthers on Nov. 4. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

The senior boys Aces started their playoff journey on Monday night.

The Aces fell 3-2 to the visiting PAA Panthers on Nov. 4.

The Panthers grabbed the first set 25-18, but the Aces answered by taking the second set 25-19.

The third set went in favour of the Panthers, 25-17, giving PAA the lead going into the fourth set.

The Aces forced a fifth tie-breaker set with a 25-12 score over the Panthers.

The final set had the Panthers walk away with the win with a score of 15-11.

For the Aces the loss is not the end of the playoff road and they will face Koinonia in the bronze medal game.

The senior boys Aces return to home court on Nov. 6.

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