Kelowna Owls senior Rashaun Roulhac drives to the basket against Prince George in opening round action Wednesday at the B.C. high school 4A basketball championship in Langley.

Kelowna Owls to battle Burnaby South in quarterfinals

Coming off opening win over Prince George, KSS will meet the sixth-ranked Rebels at the B.C. 4A high school boys basketball championship

The No. 3 ranked Kelowna Owls will take on No. 6 Burnaby South on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the B.C. 4A high school boys basketball championship in Langley.

Tip off at the Langley Events Centre is 6:45 p.m.

The Owls advanced to the final eight with a 109-68 opening round victory over Prince George secondary on Wednesday night.

Grant Shephard led the Owls with 18 points and 10 rebounds, Nav Sandhu and Matt Lafontaine scored 16 each, while Parker Simson added 14 points. Cam Feil had 11 rebounds for Kelowna which led by 28 at the half and 41 points after three quarters.

Top-ranked Oak Bay, No. 2 Yale, and No. 4 Winston Churchill all won their first round games and are playing in the quarters today.

A boys provincials

At the B.C. A boys basketball championship in Langley, No. 2 Immaculata won its opener 81-50 over Ron Pettigrew, while No. 5 Kelowna Christian defeated Bulkley Valley 63-40.

The Mustangs will play St. Patrick’s tonight in the quarters, while the Knights play Abbotsford Christian this afternoon.

 

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