Camosun Chargers middle Spencer Janzen leaps to smash the ball against the Keyano Huskies. The Chargers won the opening round match 25-21, 25-23 and 25-14, and now move into the semifinals Friday night at 8 p.m. against the Titans de Limoilou.

Chargers in volleyball semifinals Friday night

Camosun Chargers one win away from hosting national final

The Camosun Chargers will face the Titans de Limoilou in the CCAA men’s volleyball semifinal on Friday for a spot in the gold medal final.

Match time for the Chargers is 8 p.m. at the Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence Friday. The Geants de Sait Jean face the Fanshawe Falcons in the other semifinal, starting at 6 p.m. at PISE.

Charger Jerome Cross was a one-man wrecking crew and ‘player of the match’ in Thursday’s opener as he made an impressive 20 kills and had a pair of blocks to lead the Chargers to a three-set sweep over the ACAC’s Keyano Huskies, 25-21, 25-23 and 25-14.

The 2017-finalist Titans (Quebec) dispatched the St. Thomas Tommies (New Brunswick) 25-18, 25-21 and 25-16, Cegep Saint-Jean Sur-Richelieu Geants swept the SAIT Trojans 25-23, 25-20 and 25-21, and the Ontario champion Fanshawe Falcons played a back-and-forth five-set match to defeat the V.I. Mariners 26-24, 16-25, 19-25, 25-23 and 15-10 for Fanshawe.

Friday, March 9

1 pm Bronze Qualifier SAIT Trojans (B1) vs. VIU Mariners (B3)

3 pm Bronze Qualifier St. Thomas Tommies (A4) vs. Keyano Huskies (A3)

6 pm Championship Semi-Final Geants de Sait Jean (A4) vs. Fanshawe Falcons (B2)

8 pm Championship Semi-Final Titans de Limoilou (A1) vs. Camosun Chargers (A2)

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