KAMLOOPS – It was only exhibition, but you could have sworn at times at the Tournament Capital Centre on Oct. 2 that both the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack and Douglas College Royals were thinking playoffs.
The WolfPack rallied from a 1-0 set deficit to down the Royals of the PACWEST 3-1 in preseason men’s volleyball play. The scores were 25-27, 25-21,25-21,25-19.
Fifth year outside hitter Brad Gunter of Courtenay had 11 kills in 30 chances with four service aces, nine digs and four block assists for TRU. Gunter came into the match in the first set and with Douglas up 23-18 and pulled the WolfPack even.
Fourth year setter Angus Ireland of Comox had 14 assists for the Royals.
SIDE OUTS The WolfPack are hosting their own tournament this week (Oct. 7-9) involving Trinity Western, UBC and an alumni team…for a comprehensive look at Canada West online, check out