Updated: Aug 3, 2019
Wolf Pack Basketball vs Shooting Stars Basketball Club
It was a tight match between Wolf Pack and Shooting Stars, with neither team willing to let the other pull too far ahead.
Shooting Stars finished the match strong and took the victory 49-44.
REFRESH vs VSC Elite U13-14
VSC grabbed the lead early on in the match and REFRESH spent the entire game trying to catch up to them.
The victory went to VSC with a final score of 57-42.
MacHoops vs F.O.R.M. Basketball Academy
F.O.R.M. held the lead early on in there match against MacHoop but they didn't hold onto it for long.
MacHoops pushed hard and won the match with a score of 68-51.
Delta Force U14 vs New Era
Delta Force started out strong in their match against New Era, scoring a three pointer early on and building on that, but New Era quickly closed the distance between the two.
New Era took the win with a final score of 73-49.
Shooting Stars Basketball Club U16 Purple vs Rock Elite
Shooting Stars and Rock Elite made their first match of the tournament one to remember.
It was a fiercely close competition with each side making the most of every opportunity they got.
Shooting Stars managed to pull ahead in the end and win the match 66-59.
Live2Give U14 #1 vs Dynamite U14
Live2Give and Dynamite pushed hard against each other in their match.
The Dynamite managed more successful offensive plays and took the win 56-53.
Shooting Stars Basketball Club vs Rock Elite
Shooting Stars and Rock Elite were neck and neck for first half and most of the second.
Shooting Stars pressed harder in the second half and won the match 78-66.
Downtown Ballers vs VanCity Basketball U18
Downtown Ballers and VanCity continued today's trend of close matches.
It was a back and forth struggle in the first half that eventually saw VanCity come out on top and keep the lead for the rest of the match.
VanCity won 60-50.
Dynamite U16 Black vs BC Energy U16
It was an explosive match between BC Energy and Dynamite on the court.
The first half ended in a tie, but BC came back in the second with renewed energy, that allows them to take the win 75-65.
Team Finish vs VanCity Basketball U1
VanCity managed take down Team Finish in their match despite some heavy resistance from their opponents.
The game was close, but VanCity made several critical plays that earned them win with a final score of 69-54.
New Era vs Huskies
New Era put on a next level display of skills in their match against the Huskies.
A strong offensive strategy allowed New Era to consistently sink shots and win the game 76-34.
Dynamite U16 Black vs Rock Elite
Despite the Dynamite's best efforts, they could not crack Rock Elite.
The first half saw the two teams evenly matched with a 2 point difference by the end of it.
Rock Elite would go to cement that small lead in the second half and win the game 75-63.
604 Basketball vs Motion Express
604 gained the lead early on in their match by string together a series of goals.
Motion Express made several strong plays, but they couldn't catch up to their opponents.
604 won the game 69-50.
Spotters Basketball vs VanCity
Spotters had established a strong lead when VanCity started closing the gap in the second half.
It turned into a tight match between the two, but the Spotters took control fo some critical moments and pulled out a win with a final score of 61-57.
Wolf Pack Basketball U16 vs BC Hawks
It was a last minute turnaround in the tight match between Wolf Pack and the BC Hawks.
The Hawks had managed to pull ahead by a single point late in the match, but Wolf Pack rallied, sunk some baskets and finished the match with a win 59-55.
MacHoops vs Delta Force U14
MacHoops struck out hard and fast in their match against Delta Force and put themselves in the lead early on.
Delta Force scrambled to counter MacHoops tactics, but the damage was already done, and MacHoops took the game 76-55.
Live2Give U14 #2 vs Falcons
The Falcons took off early in the match and pushed past Live2Give's initial lead to take the match for themselves.
Falcons won 58-48.
Live2Give U18 vs Team XV
Live2Give pushed hard against Team XV and earned themselves an early lead.
XV played a strong game, even manning to take the lead briefly, but Live2Give took the match 71-62.
DC Wildcats vs 604 Basketball Red
It came down to the last minute in the match between the DC Wildcats and 604.
604 had just managed to pull ahead by 1 point with a free throw and the Wildcats put everything they had into trying to push the game into overtime.
The Wildcats' failure to connect on two free throws and a shot, along with another successful free throw from 605 left the game ending in standard time with a 604 victory at 58-56.
Excel U15/16 vs The Squad
The Squad and Excel proved to be the perfect match for each other.
Each successful play from one team was countered with a play from the other almost immediately after.
The Squad had more follow throughs in the end and won the match 71-60.
Huskies vs VanCity
The Huskies proved to be more bite than bark in their match against VanCity.
Each team had a great run of plays during the game, but the Huskies beat out VanCoty in the end with a score of 54-44
Burnaby Knights vs Northern Bounce U17 White
It was a fierce competition between the Burnaby Knights and Northern Bounce.
The Knights took an early lea, but Northern Bounce was hot on their heels for the whole match.
Knights took the win 49-46.
Dynamite U17 vs Sonics
The Dynamites and the Sonics had a high energy game with a lot of bold plays.
It was a tight match, with each team trying their hardest to outdo the other, but the Sonics went just a little harder and won the match 70-65.
Edmonton Stormhawks U16 vs Dynamite U15 Red
VanCity U15 vs Dynamite
VanCity hit their stride in the later part of the first half, putting up a significant lead against the Dynamite at 31-19.
Dynamite did their best to push back in the second half, but VanCity won the game 55-41.
Live2Give U16 vs Dynamite U16 Red
Dynamite put on an explosive performance against Live2Give.
Live2Give was making great moves in the first half, but Dynamite changed tactic in the second half and put up some big numbers on the board.
Dynamite took the win 66-38.
B3 Elite U14 vs Motion Express
Motion Express kept the pressure on B3 Elite and pushed themselves to victory.
B3 got in some strong plays, but Motion Express had more and they won with a score of 57-42
F.O.R.M. Basketball Academy vs 604 Basketball Red
604 is proving to be a formidable opponent at this year's tournament,
F.O.R.M was only 2 points behind by the end of the first half but 604 made some big plays in the second half to solidify their lead and win the match 69-56.
Black Cats vs ATO Atheltic
It was a game of cat-and-mouse between Black Cats and ATO Athletics as the Cats were constantly chasing after ATO on the scoreboards.
The Black Cats put up a formidable effort, but ATO just managed to get away with a win at 77-69.
Dynamite U15 Black vs Northern Bounce U16 White
The first half saw Northern Bounce having the upper hand against Dynamite and it seemed like the second half was going to be more of the same until the last few minutes.
It was a close match through and through, but Dynamite made some critical plays that turned things around and won them the match at 48-45.
8:00pm games Junior OC U16 Boys vs Burnaby Knights U15
The Junior OC put on an impressive show agains the Burnaby Knights.
OC grabbed the lead early on and they ran with it for the whole match, winning the game 58-20.
Live2Give U14 #1 vs REFRESH
REFRESH gave it their all in this match and results show it.
Live2Give played a strong first half but couldn't keep their momentum going for the whole game.
REFRESH took the win 74-47.
Northern Bounce U17 White vs CSB U17 Black
Tensions were high in the second half of this match, as the first half ended with a mere 2 point difference in score.
Northern Bounce pushed even harder in the second half, securing their lead and winning the match 55-49.
Motion Express vs VanCity Basketball U18
VanCity was down by a point after the first half, but that fact only made them play harder in the second half.
Motion Express couldn't hold onto their lead in the second half and VanCity won the game 76-63.
Wolf Pack Basketball U16 vs Team Finish Strong
Team Finish Strong lived up to their name in their final match of the day.
Wolf Pack couldn't keep up with Finish Strong who were relentless with their offence.
Finish Strong won the match 65-36.
Team XV vs MacHoops
Team XV started the match out strong, slowly getting ahead of MacHoops who pushing back hard.
MacHoops proved to have greater endurance though as they turned the match around and pulled a big win with a final score of 58-34.
Spotters Basketball vs Northern Bounce U16 Red
The Spotters and Northern Bounce gave it their all during their last match of the day,
The two were truly neck-and-neck for the entirety of the match, with Northern Bounce only just pulling ahead in the last half with a score of 57-54.
VanCity Basketball U16 vs Shooting Stars Basketball Club U16 Purple
The Shooting Stars dominated the court from start to finish in their game against VanCity.
A combination of bold offensive plays and strong defence won the Shooting Stars the match with a score of 83-37.
Dynamite U17 vs Junior OC U17
It was a test of endurance between Dynamite and Junior OC.
Both teams came out of the gate strong, but OC kept the fight up longer and won the game 77-50.
Dynamite U15 Black vs Shooting Stars Basketball Club Black 56-64
It was an aggressive match between the Shooting Stars and Dynamite as both teams wanted to finish the night with another win under their belts.
The last few minutes were an intense scramble as the Shooting Stars tried to close the gap, and Dynamite tried to further their lead.
Dynamite won out in the end with a final score of 64-56.
By: Jake Cressy