Kelowna Owls' guard Parker Simson drives to the hoop at the B.C. 4A high school boys basketball championship in Langley.

Owls bronzed at B.C. championship

Third-ranked KSS beats Winston Churchill to take bronze at the provincial 4A boys basketball finals in Langley

  • Mar. 15, 2015 10:00 a.m.

In the end, only the B.C. champion Yale Lions stood between the Kelowna Owls and a B.C. championship.

On Saturday at the Langley Events Centre, the third-ranked Owls defeated Sir Winston Churchill 100-79 to capture the bronze medal at the provincial 4A boys high school basketball finals.

KSS won three of four games at provincials, their only loss being a tight 84-79 setback in the semifinals against second-ranked Yale. The Lions went on to beat Terry Fox in the gold medal game.

Parker Simson and Grant Shephard of the Owls were named to the tournament’s all-star team.

Earlier in the season, KSS won the Western Canada Basketball Tournament for the first time in 33 years.

 

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