Junior Girls: Terry Fox puts perfect season on the line vs Kelowna

Photo courtesy of Paul Yates - Vancouver Sports Pictures
Photo courtesy of Paul Yates – Vancouver Sports Pictures

IT will be No. 1 vs. No. 2 to decide the junior girls provincial champion.

The top seed Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) will put their perfect season on the line as they battle the No. 2 Kelowna Owls on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Langley Events Centre as the Junior Girls Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament concludes its four-day run.

The third-place game features the No. 3 Riverside Rapids and the No. 13 MEI Eagles

For full results from all day three for all 24 teams, click here.

 

No. 2 Kelowna Owls 56 No. 3 Riverside Rapids 44

The second-seeded Kelowna Owls used hot starts in both the first and third quarters – combined score 23-4 – to defeat Port Coquitlam’s Riverside Rapids 56-44.

After falling behind 10-1 to start the game, Riverside rallied back to trail by just one point, 26-25, at the half. But the team’s shots would not drop in the third quarter as they scored just five points, allowing Kelowna to go ahead by 13 points and could not make a dent in the double-digits deficit.

Kelowna’s Shiah Holmes led her team with 16 points while Riverside’s Maria Kim had a game-high 19 points.

 

No. 1 Terry Fox Ravens 67 No. 13 MEI Eagles 26

The No. 1 seed Terry Fox Ravens shook off an uncharacteristic slow start as they scored just six points in the first quarter to bounce back and score 42 points in the next two quarters combined in a 67-26 win over the No. 13 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford).

Lauren Clements had 17 points and Cerys Merton chipped in with a dozen to lead the Ravens.

Makenna Reimer had a team-high 10 points for MEI.