Both Comox Valley teams are into the playoff round of their respective tiers at the 2013 B.C. Boys High School Volleyball Championships in Kelowna.
In the 16-team AA bracket, the Highland Raiders won their pool with a perfect 3-0 record and meet Pacific Christian at 11 a.m. Thursday in the opening round of the single-knockout playoffs. Pacific Christian placed fourth in their pool with an 0-3 record.
In pool play Wednesday, Highland defeated Princess Margaret 2-1 (18-25, 25-19, 15-11), Nanaimo District 2-1 (19-25, 25-19, 15-8) and College Heights 2-0 (25-19, 25-22).
In the 16-team AAA bracket, the Vanier Towhees placed second in their pool with a 2-1 record and meet Caledonia in the opening game of their single-knockout playoffs at 11 a.m. Thursday. The winner advances to meet Kelowna at 2:45 p.m. Thursday.
Caledonia placed third in their pool with a 1-2 record while the host Kelowna squad were second in their pool with a 1-2 record.
In pool play Wednesday, Vanier defeated Mount Baker 2-1 (25-8, 21-25, 15-8) and Vancouver Technical 2-0 (25-19, 25-21) and lost to Claremont 2-1 (25-20, 25-27, 4-15).
Playoffs continue Friday. On Saturday, the bronze medal game goes at 2 p.m. and the gold medal match is at 7 p.m. Updated AA and AAA results are on the tourney website at bcboysvolleyball.weebly.com.