Dez Day (right) and teammate Jaeli Ibbetson helped the KSS Owls to a 3-1 record at the Centennial Top 10 Shootout. -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Owls second to Gators at Centennial Shootout

No. 2-ranked KSS loses to No. 1 Walnut Grove for second straight week.

In a battle of the top two teams in B.C. AAA girls basketball, the Walnut Grove Gators got the better of the KSS Owls for the second week in a row.

In the final of the Centennial Top Ten Shootout Saturday in Coquitlam, the No. 1 Gators defeated the No. 2 Owls 84-63.

Tourney MVP Tavia Rowell scored a game-high 35 points for the Gators (24-0) who also beat KSS a week earlier at the MEI Invitational.

Taya Hanson led the Owls with 18 points, while Kennedy Dickie added 12 points and Jaeli Ibbetson had 11.

Hanson was named to the first all-star team, while Ibbetson made the second team.

In the opener, Hanson scored 26 and Kasey Patchell had 24 in a 92-47 win over Carson Graham.

KSS then defeated Brookwood 96-71. Hanson scored 21 points, Ibbetson had 19, and Dez Day scored 18, including six threes.

In the semifinal, the Owls edged Abbotsford 73-71 with Ibbetson netting 26 points.

The next tournament action for KSS will be at the Western Canada Basketball Tournament in Kelowna, Feb. 1 to 3.

To report a typo, email: edit@kelownacapnews.com.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Okanagan Rail Trail to officially open

Thursday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m., Oyama Boat Launch, Wood Lake; public welcome

VIDEO: Kelowna 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow marked with Eagle Staff

Okanagan College’s 10th Powwow was honoured with special ceremonies

VIDEO: Kelowna Rockets look to leave Kamloops Blazers in the smoke

The season home opener takes place Friday night

Chinese author tackles racism and reconciliation

David Wong says cultural diversity should not be feared

UBC Okanagan professor tasked with increasing diversity in science

Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology names new associate chair

Fashion Fridays: Rock some animal print

Kim XO, lets you in on the latest fall fashion trends on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Stargazing: A space column about nothing

Ken Tapping — astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

Permit to give B.C. deer birth control on hold until consultation with First Nations

Complexity of consultation will depend on level of First Nations support for the project

Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval

The feds have ordered the National Energy Board to bring recommendations on whether pipeline expansion should proceed

Horvat leads Canucks to 4-3 shootout victory over Kings

Vancouver dumps L.A. in NHL pre-season contest

Race is on for Shuswap late-run sockeye salmon

New estimates say about 750,000 sockeye will spawn on the Adams River, similar to 2014 dominant run

Update: Search called off for missing plane between Edmonton and Chilliwack

Search efforts were concentrated along the Highway 5 corridor between Valemount and Kamloops

Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026? Calgary proposal gets pushback

Calgary 2026 proposes re-using the 2010 ski jumping venue Whistler for that sport and nordic

VIDEO: Hundreds line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen

Northern B.C. showed their support by lining Hwy 16 as Jessica Patrick’s body returned to Smithers.

Most Read