Raiders, Towhees into playoffs at B.C. volleyball championships

Raiders win their AA pool while Towhees finish second in their AAA pool

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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