DCS third in home tournament

The Duncan Christian School Chargers beat Gulf Islands Secondary to claim third place last weekend.

The Duncan Christian School Chargers beat Gulf Islands Secondary to claim third place at the tournament hosted by DCS and Cowichan Secondary last weekend.

The Chargers prevailed 22-25, 25-13, 17-15 to win the bronze-medal match, taking the top result among local entries in the tournament.

DCS finished atop their pool in round-robin play, then beat Chemainus in the first round of the playoffs before falling to the eventual champions from Credo Christian in the semifinals.

After placing third in their pool, the Cowichan Thunderbirds beat Queen Margaret’s School and John Barsby to reach the consolation final, where they were beaten by Ladysmith to finish 10th overall.

Chemainus Secondary placed eighth in the final standings, Lake Cowichan was 13th, Brentwood’s B team was 14th, and Queen Margaret’s finished 16th.

The all-star team included Danielle Groenendijk from DCS, Lindsay Elzinga from Cowichan, Jessica Roe from Chemainus, Avi Ursulom from Lake Cowichan, Brentwood’s Deborah Chima, and QMS’s Heather Barry.