Lakers advance to round of 16 in volleyball provincials- UPDATED

Lakers lose to Kelowna in AAA volleyball provincials at UBC-O.

The Pen High Lakers senior boys volleyball team has dropped to the consolation draw of the AAA provincial championship.

The Lakers took on Kelowna Secondary School at Kelowna’s UBC-O and lost 25-15, 29-27, 25-20. Kelowna now faces Fraser Heights at 8:15 p.m.

The Lakers earned a spot in the final top eight as they narrowly defeated Centennial in five sets.

The Lakers opened the championship tournament with a pool play match against Moscrop losing 25-19 and 15-13 after winning the first set 25-19. The Lakers then lost to Delta 2-1 and defeated Mount Boucherie 2-0.

The Western News will have final coverage on the Lakers in the provincial championship next week.