The match-ups are set for Championship Saturday at the Abbotsford Police City Basketball Tournament.
On paper, perhaps the most interesting clash will be the senior girls title game, which features the W.J. Mouat Hawks vs. the MEI Eagles. Mouat is No. 4 in the provincial AAA rankings, while MEI is hot on their heels at No. 5. Both teams punched their tickets to the final with semifinal wins over ranked AA teams – the Hawks downed No. 5 Abby Christian 84-31, while MEI topped No. 9 Hansen 73-48.
The senior boys final brings together two of B.C.’s better teams in the new AAAA tier – Mouat is ranked No. 4, while the Yale Lions are an honourable mention. The Hawks knocked off MEI 73-61 in the semis, while Yale edged AAA No. 2-ranked Abby Senior 76-67.
Championship games run all day Saturday at the Columbia Bible College gym, and game recaps will be posted throughout the day at abbynews.com. Start times are as follows.
• Grade 9 boys: 9:30 a.m. (Match-up unknown as of Friday afternoon)
• Grade 8 girls: MEI Eagles vs. W.A. Fraser Falcons, 11 a.m.
• Grade 8 boys: MEI Eagles vs. W.A. Fraser Falcons, 12:30 p.m.
• Junior girls: Yale Lions vs. Mouat Hawks, 2:15 p.m.
• Junior boys: Yale Lions vs. Mouat Hawks, 3:45 p.m.
• Senior girls: Mouat Hawks vs. MEI Eagles, 5:30 p.m.
• Senior boys: Mouat Hawks vs. Yale Lions, 7:30 p.m.