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Oak Bay High brings home the bronze

4 Greater Victoria teams compete in senior boys’ basketball provincials
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In 1A action, Brookes Westshore defends against the King David Lions during the B.C. School Sports Boys Basketball Provincial Tournament. (Courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures)

After a season of tough competition, Oak Bay High’s senior boys’ basketball team has some new hardware to show off.

The Bays defeated the Kelowna Owls in the bronze-medal game at the B.C. School Sports Boys Basketball Provincial Tournament.

To get to the bronze-medal game at the 4A level, Oak Bay first defeated Abbotsford 95-77 in the quarter-final, before dropping the semi-final 67-73 to Fleetwood Park. Redeeming themselves, the Bays topped Kelowna 71-66 to claim third place in the tournament with Griffin Arnatt chosen to First Team All-Stars.

Claremont also competed in the 16-team draw, finishing 11th overall after beating W.J. Mouat 79-70.

In 2A action, Lambrick Park finished ninth after beating Southridge 78-73.

And from the West Shore, competing in the 1A level, Brookes Westshore finished seventh after beating St. John’s 89-52.

The tournament was held March 8 to 11 at the Langley Events Centre.

ALSO READ: 3 Greater Victoria girl’s basketball teams earn silver at provincials


 

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