3X3 HOOPS: First round of playoffs are complete

Zones show their depth of talent during three-on-three basketball playoffs

Juliane Tingcang of Vancouver-Coastal drives past an opponent during three-on-three girls basketball playoff action at the BC Summer Games on Saturday afternoon at Abbotsford Middle School.

Juliane Tingcang of Vancouver-Coastal drives past an opponent during three-on-three girls basketball playoff action at the BC Summer Games on Saturday afternoon at Abbotsford Middle School.

The first round of the playoffs is complete in the BC Summer Games three-on-three basketball tournament at Abbotsford Middle School, and several zones are rising to the top.

On the boys side, Vancouver-Coastal (Zone 5) has been remarkably dominant – their four teams in the 15-team draw have all advanced safely to the quarter-finals. Three squads from the zone – Vancouver-Coastal, Van-Coastal B and Van-Coastal C – won their first-round playoff match-ups, while Van-Coastal A had a bye to the quarter-finals.

On the girls side, three zones – Fraser Valley (Zone 3), Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2) and Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6) – had both of their teams make their way through to the quarter-finals. The other two QF berths went to Vancouver-Coastal, which saw two of its four teams advance.

The three-on-three basketball playoffs and consolation-side action continue at Abbotsford Middle School on Saturday, wrapping up at 7:30 p.m. The tournament resumes at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

The complete first-round playoff results are as follows:

BOYS

Vancouver Island-Central Coast A 14, Thompson-Okanagan A 9

Vancouver-Coastal C 13, Cariboo-North East 4

Vancouver-Coastal 18, Fraser Valley A 5

Vancouver Coastal B 18, Thompson-Okanagan 10

Vancouver Island-Central Coast 21, Cariboo-North East 6

Fraser Valley 12, Fraser River A 11

Thompson-Okanagan B 16, Fraser River 8

GIRLS

Vancouver Island-Central Coast A 12, Fraser River 6

Fraser Valley A 21, Vancouver Coastal 10

Vancouver-Coastal 12, Cariboo-North East A 7

Fraser Valley 18, Fraser River A 5

Vancouver-Coastal A 12, Cariboo-North East 4

Thompson-Okanagan 19, Fraser River C 11

Thompson-Okanagan A 11, Fraser River B 8

Vancouver Island-Central Coast 16, Vancouver Coastal C 4

 

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