Alyssa Peluso plays the ball for Revelstoke Red while her teammates set up around her during the team’s opening match of the Last Spike volleyball tournament against King’s Christian Secondary School on Friday.

Alyssa Peluso plays the ball for Revelstoke Red while her teammates set up around her during the team’s opening match of the Last Spike volleyball tournament against King’s Christian Secondary School on Friday.

Salmon Arm wins junior girls’ Last Spike volleyball tournament

Salmon Arm Secondary School defeats Okanagan Mission to win the junior girls Last Spike volleyball tournament in Revelstoke on Saturday.

Salmon Arm Secondary School defeated Okanagan Mission in two straight sets to win the junior girls Last Spike volleyball tournament in Revelstoke on Saturday.

The two-day tournament saw six teams travel to Revelstoke from throughout the Interior. Revelstoke divided it’s junior girls squad into two teams – red and black for the event.

Revelstoke Red went 1–2 in pool play, falling 2–1 to King’s Christian, beating Golden 2–0 and losing to Salmon Arm 2–1.

Revelstoke Black also went 2–1, falling to Eagle River 2–1, Princeton 2–0, and beating Okanagan Mission 2–1.

In championship play on Saturday, RSS Red lost to Okanagan Mission and RSS Black lost to Salmon Arm.

That set up a final between Salmon Arm and OKM, that Salmon Arm won in straight sets, 25–20 and 25–21.

The two Revelstoke teams faced off in the consolation final, where Black beat Red 2–0 — 25–19 and 25–21.

“The girls had a successful weekend meeting each other in the consolation final,” wrote tournament organizer Barry Rourke in an e-mail. “It was a great tournament for skill development and team building.”

The RSS junior girls will be in Salmon Arm for the league finals on Halloween.

RSS Senior Girls are hosting a 10-team Last Spike tournament this weekend, Oct. 25–26. RSS kicks off the action against King’s Christian on Friday, Oct. 25, at 10:55 a.m.

 

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