Gators soar to victory in B.C. opener

Walnut Grove Gators small forward Tamir Alatrash (No. 20, in black) took flight against the Queen Charlotte Saints Wednesday morning at the Langley Events Centre, during the opening game of the B.C. senior boys Quad A basketball championships. The lone Langley team competing in the prestigious tournament, the Gators defeated the Saints 80-56. They will play again at 2:45 p.m. today (Thursday, March 13) at the LEC against an opponent that wasn’t determined when the Langley Advance went to press Wednesday afternoon. The Gators are seeded fourth in the 16-team tourney, which wraps up with the championship game this Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m. Visit the tournament’s website at langleyeventscentre.com/4ABoysBBall.

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