Royals Roundup

By Josh Martin, Sports Editor

The Douglas College men’s volleyball team had a very successful weekend defeating the CBC Bearcats in back-to-back matches last Friday and Saturday at 3–0 apiece. Those two wins further secured their number one overall record in the PacWest standings at 17–1 in 18 matches and 34 points. They will face the COTR Avalanche on Friday at 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 3 p.m. Both matches are away games.

The women’s volleyball team lost both of their matches this past weekend against the Bearcats by a score of 3–1. They are currently in fifth place in the standings with a 5–13 record and 10 points in 18 matches. They will be facing the Avalanche this Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m.

Last Friday the men’s basketball team finished with the short end of the stick in a 70–67 loss to the CBC Bearcats. However the next day the Royals blew the Kwantlen Eagles out of the water with a huge 81–56 win.  This week they stand in fifth place in the standings with a 5–8 record and 10 points in 13 games. They face the Quest Kermodes this Friday at 8 p.m. and the Capilano Blues on Saturday at 8 p.m.

The women’s basketball team continued to dominate this past weekend with a pair of wins over the Bearcats on Friday, 54–44, and the Eagles on Saturday, 47–36. With those two wins the Royals increased their record to 10–3 and 20 points in 13 games for second place in the standings, chasing the first place Capilano Blues who are ahead by two points. The Royals face the Kermodes this Friday at 6 p.m. and the Blues on Saturday at 6 p.m. All of the games are away.