AAA Boys recap of Day 1

AAA Boys recap of Day 1

LANGLEY- Mike Jamieson

Pool E


Earl Marriott



Oak Bay


  1. Earl Marriott
  2. Claremont
  3. Kelowna
  4. Oak Bay

Claremont’s Shaun Schonert (#1) hitting against the EMS block. Photo by John Hayduk, Vancouver Sports Pictures.


The current group of Earl Marriott grade 12 players are seeking their fourth straight provincial championship, led by the powerful combination of twins Talon and Takoda McMullin.

The Kelowna Owls have had a strong season, finishing in the top 4 of every tournament they have entered. They are led by setter Braden White and power hitter Jayden Lalonde who are both playing their third season at the senior level.

Vancouver Islands Claremont Spartans are the sleeping giant of the pool. With 6’9 Ethan Boag in the middle and 6’5 Kaden Brajcich they towered over the competition on the island this year.

The Oak Bay Barbers rounded out the pool.

Pool F


Eric Hamber


Okanagan Mission


Riverside's Jesse Lee, at 6' 4" is hitting over the Argyle block.

Riverside’s Jesse Lee, at 6′ 4″ is hitting over the Argyle block. Photo by John Hayduk, Vancouver Sports Pictures.



Eric Hamber came into the day as the top ranked team in the pool, coming off their 5 set victory over Argyle in the Sea to Sky final. They are led by electric outside hitter Lucas Yang, Josh Nguyen and the soft hands of setter Alex Keng.

Argyle is looking to rebound from the Sea to Sky final behind the heavy arm of their star hitter Colby Soolsma.

Okanagan Mission is a team to look out for in the future with six grade 10 players and five grade 11’s. Quinn Pitcher and Kael Murphy are the Huskie’s standout players.

Riverside Secondary rounds out the group. Fresh off a Fraser North championship the team is captained by dynamic outside hitter Jesse Lee and setter Adam Shyng.

Pool G



Mount Boucherie

Fleetwood Park




Fleetwood Park Jasraj Lalli finding a way to tool the Yale block. Photo by John Hayduk - Vancouver Sports Pictures.

Fleetwood Park Jasraj Lalli finding a way to tool the Yale block. Photo by John Hayduk – Vancouver Sports Pictures.


Yale is making its first trip in a long time to the BC’s. They swept through league play and won the Eastern Valley Championship behind the smooth setting of Ben Pike and outstanding play of Blake Bosak and Ethan Maljaars.

Mount Boucherie is led by Alex Witt, Luke Hanson and Ben Gammel. The Bears were ranked in the top 6 all season long and will look to be making a push in the tournament.

After an unexpected run through the South Fraser playoffs Fleetwood Park arrives at the BC’s with a swell of momentum. Team captain and leader Jasraj Lalli always seems to find a way to win with the support of teammates Siraj Kahonna and Kevin Ham.

Finishing off the group is Steveston-London. Talented middle Jalen Johal has led the team all season with the help of leftside Amos Cheng and setter Ryan Yee.

Pool H


Fraser Heights


Burnaby Central




Fraser Heights is a team building for the future behind star leftside hitter Daniel Lafluer. Only in grade 10, Lafluer joins the team after a standout performance at the junior boys provincials last week.

The Seaquam Seahawks have made it all the way to BC’s with only two club players thanks to brilliant play from Sebastian Kler, Mitchell Hope and libero Jalen Hong.

Burnaby Central Wildcats are back at BC’s this year after a strong performance last year at the championship. Last year’s coach Brennan Veeken moved on, but newcomer Graham Hendry has stepped right in and the Wildcat’s haven’t missed a beat.

Semiahmoo is back at provincials after a few years, they are led by the powerful hitting of Andrew Wilk and standout libero William Lin.

Pool K


Mount Baker






  1. Delta
  2. Reynolds
  3. Penticton
  4. Mount Baker


Mount Baker leads the way in Pool K. Aidan Peters and Austin Sheridan are the Wild’s two stud leftside hitters.

Wildcard entry Delta Secondary comes in ranked second in the pool. Captain Levi Froude plays setter for the Pacers and has the help of standout right side hitter Matt Cossenas.

Reynolds is a young squad out of Vancouver Island. They are led by two grade 10 players Matthew King and Tristan Cumming.

The Penticton Lakers have been riddled by injuries this year, but thanks to the strong leadership of Steve Searcy still managed to qualify for BC’s.

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