LANGLEY — Quarterfinal victories at the Red Serge Invitational spurred the most significant movement within the B.C. Quad-A Top 10 senior girls volleyball rankings.
And that movement came courtesy of two Kelowna schools.
The Kelowna Owls moved up two places to No. 4 with a 2-1 win in the quarters over East Vancouver’s dynamic, Double A No. 2-ranked Notre Dame Jugglers.
Meanwhile the Okanagan Mission Huskies went the full three sets before topping the Double-A No.1 Abbotsford Christian Knights. It was impetus behind a move from No. 7 to No. 5 for OKM.
The rankings, however, held form in the Red Serge’s semifinal matches at PoCo’s Riverside Secondary.
No. 1 South Delta topped OKM 2-1, while No. 2 Riverside also needed all three sets to get by Kelowna.
In the championship final, South Delta, led by eventual MVP Myah Cress, beat Riverside in as epic a two-straight match sweep as you’re apt to find this season.
The Sun Devils prevailed 30-28 in the first, then won 25-22 in the second.
We’ve got complete Red Serge championship round playoff results with full set scores below, as well as all-star selections and other award winners below.
But before you get there, here are the weekly B.C. Top 10 rankings for all four tiers:
1 South Delta Sun Devils (LW-1)
2 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (2)
3 Nanaimo District Islanders (3)
4 Kelowna Owls (6)
5 Okanagan Mission Huskies (7)
6 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (4)
7 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (5)
8 Mt. Boucherie Bears (Kelowna) (8)
9 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (9)
10 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (10)
Dropped out — None
1 Mt. Douglas Rams (Victoria) (LW-1)
2 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (2)
3 R.A. McMath Wildcats (Richmond) (3)
4 Crofton House Falcons (Vancouver) (10)
5 W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon) (4)
6 Magee Lions (Vancouver) (5)
7 George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (6)
8 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (8)
9 Dawson Creek Penguins (NR)
10 Vernon Panthers (9)
Dropped out — College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (7)
1 Abbotsford Christian Knights (LW-1)
2 Notre Dame Jugglers (2)
3 York House Lions (Vancouver) (4)
4 Langley Christian Lightning (8)
5 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (3)
6 West Point Grey Wolves (Vancouver) (5)
7 Kalamalka Lakers (Coldstream) (6)
8 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (7)
9 Selkirk Storm (9)
10 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (10)
Dropped out —None
1 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (LW-1)
2 Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (3)
3 Mt. Sentinel Wildcats (South Slocan) (2)
4 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (4)
5 Charles Bloom Timberwolves (Lumby) (7)
6 Osoyoos Rattlers (5)
7 Southpointe Academy Titans (Delta) (6)
8 Lions Gate Christian Lions (North Vancouver) (8)
9 King’s Christian Thunder (Salmon Arm) (9)
10 Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (10)
Dropped out — None
RED SERGE INVITATIONAL
(Nov. 4-5, at Port Coquitlam-Riverside Secondary School)
South Delta def. Handsworth 2-1 (25-22, 23-25, 15-11)
Okanagan Mission def. Abbotsford Christian 2-1 (22-25, 25-19, 21-19)
Riverside def. Pinetree 2-0 (25-15, 25-18)
Kelowna def. Notre Dame 2-1 (23-25, 25-23,15-12) SEMIFINALS
South Delta def. Okanagan Mission 2-1 (17-25, 25-20, 15-13)
Riverside def. Kelowna 2-1 (28-26,19-25,15-12)
Kelowna def. Okanagan Mission 2-1 (29-27, 16-25, 15-10)
South Delta def. Riverside 2-0 (30-28, 25-22)
1 South Delta
4 Okanagan Mission
5 Notre Dame, Handsworth, Abby Christian, Pinetree
9 MEI, Pacific Academy
Speed Spike Champion — Abby Hettinga (Kelowna) 68 km/hr
Libero Award — Esther Li (South Delta)
Meghan Vaags (Abbotsford Christian)
Abby Hettinga (Kelowna)
Kylie Taylor (Okanagan Mission)
Emily Wezeman (Riverside)
Tarynn Hope (Kelowna)
Annika Trask (Riverside)
Myah Cress (South Delta)
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