B.C. bronze for KCS Knights

Kelowna Christian upset in semis, goes on to take third at provincial A boys basketball finals

A second straight B.C. boys A basketball title wasn’t to be for the Kelowna Christian Knights.

Still, KCS didn’t come home empty handed, winning the bronze medal Saturday at the provincial high school championship in Langley.

In the third/fourth place game, the Knights defeated St. Ann’s Academy 75-55.

Tyler Jardine led the Knights with 22 points, while Jackson Bourne added 14.

KCS’s quest for gold was denied in the semifinals, as fourth-ranked Credo Christian upset the No. 1 ranked Knights 62-57.

Kelowna Christian opened the tournament with a 114-38 victory over Mulgrave, then dispatched of Bulkley Valley 71-46 to advance to the semifinals.

The Knights’ Cruz Anderson Was named to the first-all star team, while Jackson Bourne earned second team honours.

The ninth-ranked Immaculata Mustangs also competed at provincials, finishing the tournament with a 2-2 record.

After starting with two losses, the Mustangs bounced back to beat Mulgrave (85-45) and Saint Andrew’s 59-52.

Corbin Beauchemin led Immaculata in the last game with 24 points and six rebounds.

 

 

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