Belmont bouncing with volleyball playoff madness; AAA boys & AAAA girls Islands in Victoria this weekend

Belmont Bulldogs host senior girls AAAA Island Volleyball Championships, Oak Bay Barbers host boys AAA Islands

What’s been a banner year for Belmont Bulldogs volleyball continues as the South Island champion senior girls host the AAAA Island Volleyball Championships starting today.

Matches are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today (Nov. 15) and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. The gold medal game starts at 3:30 Saturday in the South Gym.

Teams are chasing a single Island berth to the AAAA provincial championships in Penticton, Nov. 28 to 30. Second and third place teams will earn a wildcard shot against a mainland team. Representing the South Island with the host Bulldogs are the Mount Douglas Rams, Claremont Spartans and Oak Bay Breakers.

All four Bulldogs volleyball teams are in action this week as the Bulldogs junior boys competed in Chemainus, Nov. 12 and 13. Results were not available at press time. The Bulldogs junior girls are in Nanaimo today and tomorrow. The senior boys are competing in the AAA Island Volleyball championship at Oak Bay High this weekend. The Bulldogs senior boys won the Judy Bourne Cup combined AA and AAA city championship in four sets over the Oak Bay Barbers on Thursday.

Barbers host Island’s best

The back-and-forth season series between the Oak Bay Barbers and Belmont Bulldogs senior boys teams could continue in the Island final as the respective teams have been seeded into opposing pools for the AAA Island Volleyball championship at Oak Bay High this weekend.

The Bulldogs beat the Barbers last Thursday (Nov. 7) at Oak Bay High, taking the Judy Bourne Cup combined AA and AAA city championship in four sets, 25-16, 25-22, 23-25 and 25-23. Oak Bay and Belmont swept their semifinal opponents in three-straight sets, Parkland and Lambrick Park, respectively.

The Barbers enter the Islands in Pool B with Claremont, Mount Douglas and Dover Bay. The Bulldogs are in Pool A with G.P. Vanier, Reynolds and Stelly’s.

Lions win Vic Lindal girls volleyball cup

The AA Lambrick Park Lions won the Vic Lindal Cup city crossover volleyball championship over the AAAA Belmont Bulldogs on Tuesday, 25-14, 29-27, 26-24. Lambrick had beat Oak Bay and Belmont had beat St. Michaels University in the semifinals.

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