Maroons clip Coyotes for seventh

Fulton Maroons ended their run at the B.C. Senior AA Boys Volleyball Championships in seventh place.

Fulton Maroons ended their run at the B.C. Senior AA Boys Volleyball Championships in seventh place.

The Maroons bounced the George Elliot Coyotes of Lake Country 2-1 (30-28, 14-25, 15-8) in the seventh-place game Friday afternoon at UBC Okanagan gym.

The Maroons were swept 2-0 25-20, 28-26) by the Highland Raiders of Comox in earlier playoff action Friday. The fell 3-2 (23-25, 23-25, 25-12, 25-13, 15-13) to the Langley Christian Lightning Thursday.

The College Heights Cougars of Prince George and MEI Eagles of Clearbrook met in the gold-medal game Saturday.

In the Senior A boys loop, the Vernon Christian Royals ended up in ninth place after they bounced the Immaculata Mustangs of Kelowna 2-0 (25-23, 25-20) Friday morning.

The Royals opened Thursday play with a 3-0 loss to Richmond Christian School before rebounding with a 2-0 win (25-23, 39-37) win over Ebeneezer Canadian Reformed School of Smithers later that day.

In girls volleyball action, the Maroons were relegated to consolation play after a 2-1 loss to MEI (25-23, 23-25, 8-15). They had a chance to finish as high as 12th heading into Saturday action against the Mark Isfeld Ice of Comox.

Fulton rebounded with a straight sets win (25-16, 25-23) over the Vernon Panthers later Friday.

In Senior AA girls action in Vancouver, the Kalamalka Lakers bounced the Notre Dame Jugglers of Vancouver 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-20) Friday afternoon, and then rallied to upend the Elphinestone Cougars of Gibsons 3-2 (24-26, 17-25, 25-13, 25-16, 15-12) that night.

Kal battled the Lambrick Park Lions of Victoria Saturday morning for a chance to compete in the championship game.