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The Big Ticket: Senior & Junior Boys Day 2

Senior Boys

Location: GW Graham

SJ Brebeuf vs Southridge

Player of the game Aramaan Abraham had a monster game, as Southridge defeated Saint John Brebeuf 93-53. Southridge led by 30 at the half, but the Bears were neck and neck with them in the second half. The Storm will go on to play Langley Christian tomorrow.

Guildford Park vs Langley Christian

Only 13 points were scored in the first quarter, setting the mood for a defensive battle the rest of the way. Both teams were tied at 13 early in the 2nd quarter, but a 9-2 run gave the Thunder the lead they would never give up. It’s them and Southridge tomorrow to determine who’s the number one seed.

GW Graham vs Pitt Meadows

The Grizzlies scored early and often, as they defeated Pitt Meadows 83-57. G.W. scored 56 first half points, helped by an early 17-2 run. The Grizzlies will be at SFU come Friday.

Rick Hansen vs Abbotsford

The Panthers led by 13 at the half before the Hurricanes stormed back into this game. A 15-5 run made it close late, but Abby would score six points to give them the breathing room they needed. Abbotsford won a close one 88-85 with Karn Brar getting player of the game honours.

Location: McNair

David Thompson vs McNair

David Thompson avenged a close loss to Argyle yesterday and beat the host McNair 85-75.

Lord Byng vs Seacove

A three point game between these two. Seacove edged out Lord Byng 69-66.

Argyle vs Churchill

The Bulldogs were no match for the Pipers on this occasion. Argyle took this one 75-49 to book their place on top Burnaby Mountain.

Saint Thomas Aquinas vs Richmond

Richmond squeaked by Saint Thomas Aquinas 77-75. They will play Argyle in the first place game on Day three.

Junior Boys

Location: Elgin Park

McNair vs Centennial

Centennial cruised to victory, winning 71 to 34. Dante Petrescu was named player of the game with a terrific performance. The Centaurs distance shooting proved to be the difference maker.

Terry Fox vs Abbotsford

It was a tight one early on, with just two points separating the teams for much of the first quarter. Abbotsford in the second quarter extended their lead, with the pesky Panthers up by six at the half. The second half had Abby punish the Ravens on the fast break, taking advantage of a more aggressive Terry Fox team. Final score was 68-56 and player of the game was Keyan Devries.

Elgin Park vs Churchill

Both teams came out fighting, with just a point separating the two after the first quarter. It was just as tight in the second quarter — both teams were battling hard screens constantly. The second half highlighted a contrast in style. Churchill with its excellent three point shooting, and Elgin Park with it’s definitive size advantage. The Orca’s were down by almost ten before actually taking a slim one point lead late in the fourth. However, two clutch free throws at the end with just over 20 seconds left sealed the deal for Churchill. They would win by just a single point, 53-52.

Rick Hansen vs McMath

The Hurricanes vs the Wildcats did not disappoint. Both teams went for the offensive jugular right from tip off, with a boatload of points scored in the first half. Although McMath went on a run in the beginning of the 4th, it proved too little too late. Rick Hansen will play Winston Churchill tomorrow.

Location: St. George’s

New West vs St. George’s

Saint George bounced back from yesterday’s defeat, winning 47-30 over New West. Graham Lawson was named player of the game.

David Thompson vs Handsworth

Handsworth bounced back from yesterday’s defeat, winning 45-39. Avery Porter was named Player of the Game by the victorious Royals.

Burnaby South vs MacNeill

Burnaby South defeated Ar MacNeill 43-42 in a great game that went down to the very end. Karan Aujla was named Player of the Game for the Burnaby South Rebels.

Vancouver College vs Sir Charles Tupper

The Tupper Tigers were victorious 63-57. Player of the game was Rhys Maestre from the Tigers.

Written by: Nick Bondi