The Pojoaque Elks volleyball team emerged as the top team out of the Class AAA pool play Thursday morning.
The Elks, the defending Class AAA champions and the No. 1-seeded team in the tournament, topped Silver and Las Vegas Robertson in pool play Thursday morning. The Elks advance to play the winner between Ruidoso and Shiprock Friday morning.
The Class AAA tournament is being played at the Star Center in Rio Rancho.
Other pool winners in that tournament include St. Michael's, Portales and Hatch Valley.