Sixteen teams are set to compete at the BC School Sports AA Boys Volleyball Provincial Championship. The four-day tournament is hosted by Langley Christian and runs November 29 to December 2 at Langley Events Centre.

The Langley Christian Lightning are the defending provincial champions and the top seed for this year’s tournament. They are in pool A alongside the Abbotsford Christian Knights (Abbotsford), Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) and South Kamloops Titans (Kamloops).

The teams were ranked one through four – in the above order — in the most recent BC School Sports polls, which were released on November 15.

Pool B features the M.E.I. Eagles (Abbotsford), D.P. Todd Trojans (Prince George), Victoria High Totems (Victoria) and Surrey Christian Falcons (Surrey).

In Pool C, it will be the Kalamalka Lakers (Coldstream), the W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon), the John Oliver Jokers (Vancouver) and the Esquimalt Dockers (Victoria).

Smithers Gryphons (Smithers), Kootenay River Bulldogs (Creston),
Windermere Warriors (Vancouver) and Westview Wildcats (Maple Ridge) make up Pool D.

Each team will play round-robin games within their pool on the first day (Wednesday) before they are re-seeded for the playoff round on Thursday. The quarter-finals are set
for Thursday at 3:00pm while the semi-finals go on Friday at 5:30pm. The bronze medal
match and gold medal championship game are scheduled for Saturday at 2:00pm and
4:00pm, respectively.