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Chargers volleyball, Vikes hoops on the sked this weekend

Chargers volleyball home to Douglas College

It took a fifth and final set to knock off the Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball team in New Westminster on Saturday as the host Douglas College Royals edged the Chargers.

Camosun’s Hilary Graham scored 20 kills and 11 digs in the closely contested game, with the Royals winning the final set 15-11.

The Chargers men’s and women’s volleyball teams are home to the Columbia Bible College Bearcats (Abbotsford) tonight (Nov. 16) and tomorrow at the Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence. Tonight’s match ups start with the women at 6 p.m. and men at 8 p.m., with 1 and 3 p.m. starts on Saturday.

Leftside Carly Hilliard stood out for the Chargers on Friday with 17 kills, four stuff blocks and two aces, leading to a 3-1 win.

The Chargers women are seventh in the PacWest with a record of 2-6, while the men are 4-4, fourth in the PacWest standings.

Slow start, road trip for Chargers hoops squads

The Camosun Chargers men’s basketball team is seeking its first win this weekend with visits to the Langara Falcons and Douglas Royals.

Last weekend the men (0-3) were defeated by the Falcons, 90-53, and the Royals, 71-58.

The Chargers women (1-2) edged the Falcons 53-52 on Friday, but lost 57-47 to the Royals on Saturday.

Vikes basketball host Trinity West Spartans

The UVic Vikes men’s and women’s basketball teams return to McKinnon Gymnasium against the Trinity Western Spartans tonight (Nov. 16) and Saturday.

Tip off tonight is 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men, with 5 and 7 p.m. starts on Saturday.

The Vikes women (2-2) are ranked No. 8 in the country and are coming off 63-49 and 62-52 road losses to Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Cascades.

The Vikes men (4-0) faired better against the Cascades, winning 73-69 and 78-72, and are first in Canada West.

 

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