The MEI Eagles junior girls volleyball team celebrates a provincial silver medal in South Surrey on Saturday.

Pair of silvers for MEI junior volleyball teams

Eagles junior boys, girls teams win provincial silver medals

The MEI Eagles junior boys and girls volleyball teams walked away with provincial silver to wrap up a strong season for both clubs.

The boys, competing in Kelowna, eliminated Delta, Princess Margaret and St. Andrew’s before falling in the gold medal game to Earl Marriott.

Eagles players Tyson Ardell and Harrison Russel were both named tournament all-stars.

The silver medal caps off a season that saw the team compile an overall record of 47 wins and five losses. The boys also picked up tournament wins at the Best of the West and TRU tournaments in October, as well in the Abbotsford-Mission league.

The boys also earned silver medals at the B.C. Christian School tournament, and the Fraser Valley regionals.

The MEI junior girls team defeated Cahiri, Prince George and South Delta in pool play, and then eliminated Kelowna and Jaffray before losing to Dawson Creek in the gold medal game in South Surrey on Saturday night.

Eagles players Cailin Bitter and Hayley Funk were both named tournament first team all-stars.

The girls won tournament gold medals at the Mouat Classic, TWU, BC Christian and the Abbotsford-Mission league events and also won bronze in the Fraser Valley regionals.

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