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BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Action underway at Columbia Bible College

Fraser Valley wins match against team from the Kootenays
The Fraser Valley boys' volleyball team (in blue) takes on the team from the Kootenays on Saturday morning at Columbia Bible College.

Boys volleyball action in the BC Summer Games got underway Saturday morning at Columbia Bible College (CBC) in Abbotsford, with Cariboo North-East and Fraser River claiming the first wins of the day.

Cariboo defeated Vancouver Coastal in two sets – 25-20 and 25-22. Fraser River also won in two sets, both 25-18, against Thompson-Okanagan.

In its next match, Vancouver Coastal was again defeated in another close battle. This time, they faced Vancouver Island Central Coast, who clinched the victory with 25-23 and 25-21 sets.

On the next court, Fraser Valley took on the team from the Kootenays. FV trailed 10-0 at the start of the first set, but came back to win 25-17 and then handily took the second set 25-11.

Next up in boys volleyball at CBC today (Saturday):

– Thompson-Okanagan faces Cariboo North-East at 12:30 p.m.

– Fraser River plays the Kootenays at 12:30 p.m.

– Vancouver Coastal takes on the Kootenays at 1:40 p.m.

– First vs. fourth place teams and second vs. third are at 2:50 p.m.

– Fifth vs. sixth place at 4 p.m.

The gold medal game is scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Vikki Hopes

About the Author: Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991.
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