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Owls repeat as valley volleyball champs

After winning the Okanagan Valley titles last weekend, the KSS senior volleyball teams will both be going for gold next week at their respective B.C. championships.

The defending AAAA girls champs, the Owls will be at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam for the provincials, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

The Owls boys will be the host team for the B.C. AAA championship next week, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 in Kelowna.

Each Owls' team is ranked No. 2 heading into the provincial playdowns.

The KSS girls, coached by Tony Sodaro, lost just one set last weekend in claiming their seventh straight valley championship. The Owls defeated No. 6 South Kamloops 3-0 in the final.

The Kelowna boys, coached by Mike Sodaro, won the Okanagan title for the third year in a row, defeating the Mt. Boucherie Bears 3-1 in the final.

"It was a great match for the Owls, as all of the boys played great and won convincingly," Mike Sodaro said.

Huskies, Coyotes

The Okanagan Mission Huskies and George Elliot Coyotes have both earned berths in next week's B.C. high school boys AA volleyball championship in Kelowna.

The two local schools qualified thanks to their finishes last week at the Okanagan Valley championship.

The Huskies made it to the valley final before losing to Revelstoke 3-0.

The silver medalists, OKM finished the weekend with a 4-2 record.

George Elliot also went 4-2, capturing the bronze medal with a straight-set win over Clarence Fulton.

The B.C. AA championship will be held at various locations around Kelowna next week, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

KCS Knights

Kelowna Christian Knights teams are each ranked No. 1 in B.C. heading into their respective provincial championships next week.

The Knights girls are defending champs and will be at Mt. Sentinel in South Slocan for the B.C. A tournament Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.

KCS, coached by Rob Smith, captured the Okanagan Valley title last weekend defeating Immaculata in the final in Enderby. The Mustangs, coached by Brian Drosdovech, also have a berth at provincials.

The Kelowna Christian boys, coached by Dave Bingham, claimed the Okanagan boys A title last weekend.

The Knights will be the top seed at the provincials in Kelowna, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

 

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