Ladysmith Secondary School's senior girls volleyball team qualified for the Island Championships at a tournament over the weekend.

Ladysmith senior girls qualify for Island Championships

There was some very exciting volleyball played this past weekend at Ladysmith Secondary School.

There was some very exciting volleyball played this past weekend at Ladysmith Secondary School.

Ladysmith hosted the seven team North Island Tournament to see which four teams would move on to the Island finals this coming weekend.

Ladysmith opened the tournament with a match against Kwalicum and appeared nervous before the crowd dropping the first set 25-19.

They bounced back winning the second set 25-15 but dropped the third set 15-13.

The next match saw them quickly defeat Shawnigan Lake School e 25-19 and 25-17.

Ladysmith was starting to get on a roll and easily defeated their next opponent, Gulf Islands, 25-11 and 25-11.

In the round robin pool Kwalicum finished first, Ladysmith second, Shawnigan third and Gulf Islands fourth. In the other pool Brentwood finished first, Barsby second and Highlands third.

In the crossover Ladysmith faced Highlands in a do or die match with the winner moving on to the semi-finals and a berth in the Islands.

The first match was close all the way but Ladysmith emerged with a 25-22 win. The second match saw Ladysmith take control and win 25-14.

Haven Bouma lead Ladysmith with numerous hard spikes for winners in the Highland match.

Ladysmith then faced the powerful Brentwood team losing 25-27 and 25-20.

In the playoff for third and fourth place, Ladysmith again faced Kwalicum and beat them two sets to one to finish third in the tournament.

Brentwood finished first, Shawnigan second, Ladysmith third and Kwalicum fourth. The four teams will now play against the four winners of South Island finals to see who is Island champions. The top two finishers move on to the Provincial championships in Abbotsford Dec 1-3

 

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