Quest for provincial basketball supremacy set to begin
The South Kamloops Titans and Sa-Hali Sabres are competing this week for provincial high school basketball championships.
Ranked No. 1 in the province, South Kamloops is the tournament favourite at the AAA B.C. High School Girls' Basketball Championship, which gets underway at the Langley Events Centre on Wednesday, March 6.
The Titans open the tournament on Wednesday against Mt. Baker secondary of Cranbrook.
Sa-hali is hosting the B.C. High School Boys' and Girls' AA Basketball Championships.
There are multiple venues hosting games — the Tournament Capital Centre, the Thompson Rivers University gym, Sa-Hali secondary and NorKam secondary.
The action runs from Wednesday to Saturday, March 9.
The Sabre boys tip off at 5 p.m. on Wednesday against Brentwood College of Mill Bay in the TRU gym.
Sa-Hali's girls and Windsor secondary of North Vancouver get underway on Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the TCC.
Tournament passes cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for students.
Adults pay $6 for a day pass, seniors pay $5 and students pay $2
There will be 64 games played before the tournaments wrap up on Saturday.
The girls' final is slated for 2 p.m. at the TCC, with the boys' final to follow at 4 p.m.
This is the 15th consecutive year Kamloops has hosted the AA tournaments.
The championships will move to the Coast starting in 2014.