High school basketball bragging rights were at stake during the Langley District playoffs last week at the Langley Events Centre.
Here are the championship game scores and final standings:
Grade 8 girls
Langley Christian Lightning 40, Walnut Grove Gators 16
Final standings: Langley Christian, Walnut Grove, H.D. Stafford Middle School, Port Coquitlam’s Archbishop Carney (ABC)
Grade 8 boys
Walnut Grove Gators 72, Langley Christian Lightning 52
Final standings: Walnut Grove, Langley Christian, ABC, Brookswood
Walnut Grove Gators 59, Brookswood Bobcats 46
Final standings: Walnut Grove, Brookswood, Langley Christian, Credo Christian
Walnut Grove Gators 78, R.E. Mountain Eagles 55
Final standings: Walnut Grove Gators, R.E. Mountain Eagles, Credo Christian Kodiaks, Brookswood Bobcats.
Gators top FV East
Meanwhile, the Walnut Grove Gators senior boys downed Abbotsford’s WJ Mouat Hawks 92-81 on Saturday to capture the Fraser Valley East title.
The Gators are competing in the qualifiers for the Fraser Valley Quad A championships, that get underway this week.
The WGSS senior boys open the Fraser Valleys on Friday at Walnut Grove Secondary against the winner of Wednesday’s Sardis/Fraser Heights match-up. Opening tip-off at WGSS is 8:15 p.m.
As of Feb. 9, the Gators were third in the B.C. Quad A rankings behind the top-ranked Kelowna Owls and Vancouver’s Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs.