Spiking Viqueens: Vanderhoof senior girls volleyball wins third in invitational tournament

Vanderhoof’s Viqueens defeated D.P.Todd Secondary from Prince George for third place at the invitational tournament on Saturday.

A Viqueen jumped for a spike against D.P. Todd for third place in the invitational tournament on Saturday.

A Viqueen jumped for a spike against D.P. Todd for third place in the invitational tournament on Saturday.

After a tight three-set match, Vanderhoof’s Viqueens defeated D.P.Todd Secondary from Prince George for third place at the invitational tournament on Saturday.

12 teams from the region including Chetwynd, Hudson’s Hope, Williams Lake, and Burns Lake, spiked and bumped at the Nechako Valley Secondary’s invitational tournament last weekend.

The Viqueens emerged victorious after losing 22-25 at the first set, then won 26-24 and 15-1 in the following sets.

It’s been a few years since Nechako Valley Secondary’s volleyball teams hosts an invitational tournament for the region, said NVSS senior girls volleyball coach Barb Ziler

“A gym full of happy kids, it doesn’t get much better than that,” Ziler said.

Duchess Park and College Heights played for the gold medal with Duchess Park taking the Gold Medal and College Heights with the silver medal.

 

Round Robin games in our pool:

NVSS win over Williams Lake 25-18 and 25-22

NVSS win over Chetwynd in 3 sets : 25-17, 24-26, and 15-4

 

Playoffs:

1st round: NVSS win over Fraser Lake 25-13 and 25-21

Semifinals: NVSS loss to Duchess Park, PG 18-25 and 11-25

 

Overall results:

1. Duchess Park

2. College Heights

3. Nechako Valley

4. DPTODD

5. Chetwynd

6. Fort St James

7. Fraser Lake

8. Burns Lake

9. Hudson hope

10. Correlieu

11. Lake City Secondary

12. Mackenzie