Duncan Christian Chargers place sixth at boys single-A provincials

The Duncan Christian School Chargers finished sixth overall at the provincial single-A boys volleyball championships.

The Duncan Christian School Chargers finished sixth overall at the provincial single-A boys volleyball championships hosted by Centennial Christian School in Terrace last week.

The Chargers got off to an excellent start in pool play on Thursday, beating Selkirk 25-19, 25-13 and Vernon 25-21, 25-17. They ended the day with a 25-22, 25-15 loss to Centennial.

On Friday, the Chargers lost to Credo 20-25, 26-24, 16-14, then beat Carver 25-14, 27-25, finishing third in pool A.

Advancing to the quarterfinals, the Chargers came up against Kelowna Christian, who finished second in pool B but would go on to win the championship. Kelowna swept the match 25-16, 25-19, 25-11.

Moved to the consolation bracket, DCS beat Fernie 25-15, 25-23, then played Bulkley Valley Christian for fifth. The Chargers took the first set 25-20, then lost the second one 25-19. Bulkley Valley prevailed 15-8 in the decisive set.

The second-ranked DCS senior girls team is in Kelowna to play for their championship this week. Hosted by Immaculata and Kelowna Christian, the girls tournament began on Thursday morning.