Oak Bay, Dover gain AAA semifinals
Dec04

Oak Bay, Dover gain AAA semifinals

By Bob Carter Oak Bay got a boost from a third-set loss, and Dover Bay had to scramble back once again Friday as the two Island rivals advanced to a meeting in the AAA semifinals. The fourth-seeded Barbers defeated Kelowna in four sets, and the top-seeded Dolphins escaped a 2-1 hole against defending champion Earl Marriott to win in five. Oak Bay, trying to close out its match, rallied back from a 19-13 deficit in the third set before...

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Positive vibes work for Dover Bay
Dec04

Positive vibes work for Dover Bay

By Bob Carter Dover Bay is hardly an imposing team with only four players above 6 feet, none above 6-3. The Dolphins certainly have been a winning team, though, one that has earned the top seed and a place in Friday’s AAA quarterfinals in Langley. They have played numerous close matches, showing a knack for big plays in crucial situations. And their coach, Josie Webb, loves them. “Our defense has improved so much,”...

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