The Mount Baker Sr. Girls Volleyball team is pictured after claiming the title at their home tournament in mid-November

The Mount Baker Sr. Girls Volleyball team is pictured after claiming the title at their home tournament in mid-November

Wild weekend in Cranbrook

Mount Baker Secondary welcomes B.C. for 4A Girls Volleyball Championships

Taylor Rocca

The Mount Baker Wild Senior Girls Volleyball team is primed to host the province this weekend after staking claim to victory at their home tournament in mid-November.

A total of 16 teams from around British Columbia will converge on Cranbrook in search of the 2014 B.C. Girls 4A Volleyball Championships beginning Thursday, Nov. 27.

Games will be hosted at Mount Baker Secondary School (MBSS) and College of the Rockies. Festivities get underway with the opening ceremonies at MBSS, Thursday at 8:45 a.m. Games begin at 10:15 a.m.

The teams are split into four pools, playing three round-robin games with all teams advancing to playoffs. Round-robin play concludes Thursday evening. Playoffs begin Friday morning at 10 a.m.

The bronze medal match is slated for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 and will be followed by the gold medal game at 6:30 p.m. Both games will be played at MBSS.

The Wild find themselves in Pool D alongside Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School (Surrey), Handsworth Secondary School (North Vancouver) and Oak Bay High School (Victoria).

The Wild hit the court for the first time Thursday morning at 11:35 a.m. when they face Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School on Court 3 at MBSS.

Adults can gain entry into the games for $5 a day or $10 for a weekend pass. Student entry is $2 per day. Children five-and-under are free.

B.C. 4A Girls Volleyball Championships schedule highlights:

MBSS Wild Schedule (Nov. 27 at MBSS):Wild vs. Lord Tweedsmuir (11:35 a.m., Court 3)Wild vs. Handsworth (2:15 p.m., Court 4)Wild vs. Oak Bay High School (4:55 p.m., Court 4)

First-round playoff schedule (Friday, Nov. 28):10 a.m. – Pool A 1st vs. Pool D 4th (Court 1, MBSS); Pool B 1st vs. Pool C 4th (Court 2, MBSS); Pool A 2nd vs. Pool D 3rd (Court 3, COTR); Pool B 2nd vs. Pool C 3rd (Court 4, COTR)12 p.m. – Pool C 1st vs. Pool B 4th (Court 1, MBSS); Pool D 1st vs. Pool A 4th (Court 2, MBSS); Pool C 2nd vs. Pool B 3rd (Court 3, COTR); Pool D 2nd vs. Pool A 3rd (Court 4, COTR)

Quarter-finals (Friday, Nov. 28):4 p.m. – Quarter-final #1 at MBSS; Quarter-final #2 at COTR6 p.m. – Quater-final #3 at MBSS; Quarter-final #4 at COTR

Semifinals (Saturday, Nov. 29 at 10:30 a.m.):Semifinal #1 at MBSS; Semifinal #2 at COTR

Bronze Medal Match: 4:30 p.m. at MBSSGold Medal Match: 6:30 p.m. at MBSS

Click here for the full schedule.

Pool A: Argyle Secondary (N. Vancouver); Earl Marriott Secondary (Surrey); Mt. Boucherie Secondary (W. Kelowna); Terry Fox Secondary (Port Coquitlam)

Pool B: Riverside Secondary (Port Coquitlam); Elgin Park Secondary (Surrey); David Thompson Secondary (Vancouver); Belmont Secondary (Victoria)

Pool C: Kelowna Secondary (Kelowna); Moscrop Secondary (Burnaby) North Peace Secondary (Fort St. John); North Surrey Secondary (Surrey)

Pool D: Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary (Surrey); Handsworth Secondary (N. Vancouver); Oak Bay High (Victoria)

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