Elliot, Killarney grab seventh place
Dec03

Elliot, Killarney grab seventh place

By Bob Carter Langley — George Elliot (AA) and Killarney (AAA) won seventh-place matches Saturday at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships, and it wasn’t easy for either. Elliot rallied to beat McRoberts 22-25, 27-25, 15-13, and Killarney defeated Reynolds 25-22, 25-21. “We had a lot of nerves the first two days,” Elliot coach Chris Frehlick said. “The boys were loose today.” The Coyotes’...

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Tech ends emotional BC’s on a happy note
Dec03

Tech ends emotional BC’s on a happy note

By Bob Carter Langley — The goal, the dream of a provincial championship had died two days earlier in a stunning five-set loss. That’s why the hugs and tears shared Saturday seemed more intense when Van Tech players and coaches celebrated their ninth-place victory over Delta at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. “It’s the end of a good team,” Tech coach Aaron Lock said. “It’s not the...

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Semiahmoo to play KSS in AAA final
Dec03

Semiahmoo to play KSS in AAA final

Langley — Second seed Semiahmoo swept past Seaquam in three sets Friday night to win a spot in Saturday’s 5 p.m. AAA finals at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. The scores were 25-18, 25-23, 25-15. The Totems will play for the title against No. 1 Kelowna, which overcame fourth-seeded Dover Bay in four sets in a late-night match. In AAA placement play: Fraser Heights beat Moscrop 21-25, 25-18, 15-12, then lost to...

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College Heights, LCS gain AA finals
Dec02

College Heights, LCS gain AA finals

By Bob Carter Langley — Jay Guillet knew what was coming from Pacific Academy, and Thursday night he wanted his College Heights players to know, too. “I told them to prepare for five sets,” Guillet said. “Get ready for some adversity.” All came true Friday night when fourth-seeded College Heights knocked off No. 1 seed PA in five sets and advanced to Saturday’s AA title game in the Big Kahuna BC...

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Semi, Seaquam move to final four
Dec02

Semi, Seaquam move to final four

By Bob Carter Langley — Fraser Valley rivals Semiahmoo and Seaquam survived five-set battles Friday to gain the AAA semifinals at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. They’ll square off Friday night for the chance to play in the finals Saturday. The second-seeded Totems nearly wasted a dominating start against 10th seed Earl Marriott, another FV team. After the young Mariners lost the first two sets, 15 and 13, they...

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