D8 BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Lazar Paroski from Père-René-de-Galinée named MVP


WATERLOO REGION (December 1, 2021) – In an exciting shortened District 8 boys volleyball campaign, Les Chevaliers from Père-René-de-Galinée led by league MVP Lazar Paroski had an unbelievably successful season. 

Lazar, a grade 12 right side attack, helped les Chevaliers to a District 8 Championship showdown against North Division winner Resurrection where they collected the silver medal, but would move onto the Single-A OFSAA qualifying event. 

Lazar Paroski

Along with teammate Etrienne Krauss, a grade 11 setter, Père-René would win the OFSAA qualifier and move onto the OFSAA Championships where they swept their pool and eventually went on to win the provincial silver medal. 

Left: Etrienne Krauss, Right: Lazar Paroski

District 8 gold medalists Resurrection are represented on the North division all-star squad by Gavin Deep and Braydon Van De Wynckel. These two helped Resurrection to many thrilling finishes, winning four matches in five set thrillers. 

Left: Gavin Deep, Right: Braydon Van De Wynckel

South division winners Woodland Christian is represented by grade 12 middle Isaac Barnes. Barnes helped Woodland to a 4-1 regular season record in the division. 

Isaac Barnes

Von Aguila, a grade 12 libero from St. Mary’s, and teammate Luka Barukcic, a grade 11 setter were named to the all-star team representing the Eagles.

Left: Von Aguila, Right: Luka Barukcic

A pair of grade 11’s helped St. David’s to a second seed in their division; left side Shariar Saeedi and setter Mitchell Young were named to the north division all-star team for the Celtics, while another grade 11, Rockway’s power Adam Snider was also named.

Left to Right: Mitchell Young, Shariar Saeedi, Adam (AJ) Snider

Rounding out the South division all-stars is Monsignor Doyle’s grade 12 middle Konrad Siedlac and St. Benedict’s Aiden Kennedy and Camilo Vasconcelos. 

Left to Right: Konrad Siedlac, Aiden Kennedy, Camiol Vasconcelos

2021-22 Boys Volleyball MVP: Lazar Paroski (E.S.C. Père-René-de-Galinée)

North Division All-Stars (Senior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
GavinDeepPower11Resurrection C.S.S.
EtienneKraussSetter11E.S.C. Père-René-de-Galinée
LazarParoskiRight Side12E.S.C. Père-René-de-Galinée
ShahriarSaeediLeft Side11St. David C.S.S.
AdamSniderPower11Rockway M.C
BraydenVan De WynckelSetter12Resurrection C.S.S.
MitchellYoungSetter11St. David C.S.S.

South Division All-Stars (Senior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
VonAguilaLibero12St.Mary’s H.S.
IsaacBarnesMiddle12Woodland Christian H.S.
LukaBarukcicSetter11St.Mary’s H.S.
AidenKennedySetter/RS12St. Benedict C.S.S.
KonradSiedlacMiddle12Monsignor Doyle C.S.S.
CamiloVasconcelosLeft Side11St. Benedict C.S.S.

North Division All-Stars (Junior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
MatteoCastanoPower9Rockway M.C
CameronJuanPower10St. David C.S.S.
IsaacKirkwoodPower10E.S.C. Père-René-de-Galinée
YannickKraussSetter10E.S.C. Père-René-de-Galinée
MattLazenbyOutside10Resurrection C.S.S.
TobySniderPower9Rockway M.C
SashaThiessenMiddle10Rockway M.C

South Division All-Stars (Junior):

First NameLast NamePositionGradeSchool
AidanBorgesPower10St. Benedict C.S.S.
DanielDe ElmeidaPower10Monsignor Doyle C.S.S.
DanielDeSousaSetter9St. Benedict C.S.S.
CameronDeVriesLeft Side10Woodland Christian H.S.
AJDomingoSetter10Monsignor Doyle C.S.S.
FinnMurphySetter/RS9St.Mary’s H.S.