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Tommies take five-set thriller

CHARLOTTETOWN - The STU Tommies defeated the Holland Hurricanes in five sets Saturday evening at the Centre for Community Engagement. 

Depsite a first set thumping of 25-10, the Tommies responded with wins of 25-19 and 25-17 in the second and third. The Hurricanes took the fourth 28-26, before the Tommies sealed the match with a 15-9 fifth set victory.

Brett Butler's game-high 16 kills weren't enough for the Hurricanes, who fell to 6-7 (won-lost) in the defeat. 

Christian Christie (15 kills), Garret Dickson (14 kills) and Ben Singer (11 kills) led the Tommies (11-2) offensively. 

The two teams are set for a rematch Sunday in Charlottetown at 12:00 PM.