Sage Riegel goes up for the smash during the Revelstoke Secondary School Avalanche’s round-robin victory over George Elliott on Friday.

Sage Riegel goes up for the smash during the Revelstoke Secondary School Avalanche’s round-robin victory over George Elliott on Friday.

Revelstoke Secondary senior girls 3rd in Last Spike

North Kamloops defeats Okanagan Mission to win senior girls Last Spike tournament; Revelstoke Avalanche finish third.

The Revelstoke Secondary School senior girls volleyball team finished third in the Last Spike tournament in Revelstoke last weekend.

North Kamloops defeated Okanagan Mission to win the two-day event.

The 10-team tournament provided frantic action on Friday and Saturday, as team’s played up to seven games over the course of the two days.

Revelstoke swept it’s four pool games on Friday to win the Red pool. They defeated Eagle River 25-15, 25-10; North Kamloops 25-23, 25-22; King’s Christian 25-18, 25-12; and George Elliott 25-18, 22-25, and 15-10.

On Saturday, Revelstoke came from behind to win it’s quarterfinal match over Eagle River 17-25, 25-13, and 15-13.

That set up a semi-final match against North Kamloops. This time, the Avalanche found themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 loss, losing 25-12 and 25-23.

In the gold medal game, North Kamloops swept Okanagan Mission 25-20, 25-20 to  win the Last Spike plaque.

In the bronze medal game, Revelstoke defeated George Elliott 25-14, 25-21 to take third place.

RSS is currently third in the north zone division in league play. The zone finals are Nov. 7, for a chance to go to the Okanagan Valley championships on Nov. 15–16.