Breakers bring home basketball bronze

Oak Bay High's senior girls team competes agains the province's best in Langley

Oak Bay Breakers senior girls are third best in the province in girls AAA basketball.

The Breakers had a strong week, defeating Gleneagles 62-41 to start provincials March 2 in Langley. They defeated Panorama Ridge 76-69 the next day.

The Breakers lost the shot at gold with a 76-43 loss to the eventual provincial champions, Brookswood Bobcats, in the semi-finals.

The team defeated Lord Tweedsmuir 102-83 on Saturday to finish third in the province. Brookwood beat RA McMath 73-50 in the final.

Oak Bay’s senior boys AAAA basketball team vies for the provincial title as the 2016 championships start today (March 9) in Langley. The fourth-seeded team faces 13-seed Yale to start. Finals are scheduled for Saturday at the Langley Event Centre.

 

 

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