Woodlands Eagles player Haylee Grobowski sends the ball over the net during a match Friday at the AA Island championships at the Woodlands Secondary School gym. The Eagles ended up as runners-up at the tournament.

Volleyball playoffs intensify

Nanaimo high school volleyball teams made it through the Island championships and get to keep playing.

Nanaimo high school volleyball teams made it through the Island championships and get to keep playing.

The Dover Bay Dolphins senior boys’ team won Islands on Saturday in Victoria. Jeff Webb was selected tournament MVP, with Quinn Mirau, Nathan Ziemanski and Owen Frey as all-stars.

Dover’s senior AAAA girls, meanwhile, were runners-up at Islands in Victoria, losing to Oak Bay in five sets.

The Woodlands Eagles senior AA girls were runners-up at Islands in their home gym, losing to Brentwood 19-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-12.

Woodlands’ senior boys were third at Islands in Victoria.

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