Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Wins Bronze at Under-21 Men's Volleyball Championship

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Wins Bronze at Under-21 Men's Volleyball Championship

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Canada wins bronze at U21 men's championship

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GATINEAU, Que. - Sharone Vernon-Evans had a match-high 13 points as Canada beat Guatemala in straight sets to win bronze at the under-21 NORCECA men's continental championship on Sunday.

Canada also got 12 points from Taryq Sani and nine from captain Matthew Mawdsley to take the match 25-13, 25-12, 25-19.

"This is a huge stage for all of us -- not a lot of us have been to this level," the 17-year-old Vernon-Evans said.

"It's a big tournament, playing the Cubans and Americans. We had hoped to qualify (for the 2017 FIVB world U21 championship) but this is not the end. We'll do better next year. Next year is going to be better for sure. Once you've been there, the nerves are out."

Canada converted 40-of-69 attacks and Guatemala put down 24-of-63. …

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