Hawks, Hurricanes and Lions win at b-ball tournaments

Abbotsford high school teams victorious at Hawkball and Roundball classic events

Mouat's Jass Sings drives to the hoop during the Hawkball tournament.

The Mouat Hawks extracted a little revenge from the Abbotsford Police Department city tournament at the Hawkball tournament on Saturday.

The Hawks senior boys team beat the Yale Lions 99-95 to win the title at their home tournament. It was exactly one week after the Lions beat the Hawks 91-82 in the finals of the Abby PD city tournament.

Mouat beat Pitt Meadows on Thursday, and then defeated Mount Douglas 91-48 on Friday to advance to Saturday’s championship game. The Lions beat Pacific Academy on Thursday, and then won 80-73 over North Surrey on Friday.

Mount Douglas placed third at the event, after beating North Surrey in the third place game on Saturday.

Mouat’s Max Borseth was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

Tournament all-stars included: Mouat’s Ethan Enns, Yale’s Riley Braich, Yale’s Tamika Otanga, Pacific Academy’s Daniel Adedrain, and Gavin Cobb from Mount Douglas.

The next big event for the Mouat senior boys team is the Tamanawis tournament in Surrey from Dec. 28 to 30. The Yale senior boys are off until Jan. 5.

Across town it was the 13th annual Roundball Classic at Hansen Secondary.

Eight senior boys and eight senior girls teams hit the floor, with the host Hansen Hurricanes beating the Bateman Timberwolves in the final on Saturday to earn the title in the senior boys division. Langley Christian beat BC Christian Academy in the consolation final to place third.

The Yale Lions senior girls continued a strong December, with a tournament win at the Roundball Classic.

The Lions beat Fraser Heights in the final on Saturday. The host Hansen Hurricanes lost to Langley Christian in the consolation final to place fourth overall.

The Yale senior girls next take on Mouat on Jan. 5.

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