Abby PD tourney hits the hardwood

Sixth annual city basketball tournament kicks off on Wednesday

Mouat’s Jordan Sekhon and Bateman’s Greg Poirier battle in the paint at UFV on Wednesday at the Abby PD city basketball tournament. Action continues at the  tournament until Saturday.

Mouat’s Jordan Sekhon and Bateman’s Greg Poirier battle in the paint at UFV on Wednesday at the Abby PD city basketball tournament. Action continues at the tournament until Saturday.

Day one of the Abbotsford Police city basketball tournament is in the books.

Dozens of teams from all over Abbotsford hit the floor on Wednesday to kick off the sixth annual event.

The senior boys and senior girls teams battled at UFV, and the W.J. Mouat Hawks senior boys opened with an 85-70 win over the Robert Bateman Timberwolves. Other senior boys action included: the Rick Hansen Hurricanes beating the Abbotsford Christian Secondary Knights 87-71, MEI Eagles defeating the ATSS Titans 78-53, and the Yale Lions beating the Abbotsford Panthers 89-59. In senior girls action, Yale defeated Rick Hansen 57-34, and Abbotsford beat Bateman 55-31.

The junior boys bracket at Yale saw Rick Hansen beat Abbotsford 59-41, MEI defeat ATSS 82-35 and Yale winning 74-13 over ATSS.

In junior girls action at Mouat, MEI beat ATSS 59-12, Bateman defeated Abbotsford 48-41, Mouat won over ACS 35-24 and Yale downed Rick Hansen 41-21.

Grade 9 boys games at Rick Hansen saw Yale beat MEI 50-30, and Mouat winning 55-21 over Bateman.

Over at ACS, Grade 8 boys winners included: ACS, Reimer, Howe, ATMS, and Abbotsford Middle. Grade 8 girls winners at MEI Middle were: Chief Dan, Howe, MEI, Abby Middle, and Fraser.

Visit the Abbotsford News online and read Wednesday’s print edition for more coverage.