The annual Timberwolves Classic senior boys tournament occurs this weekend at Robert Bateman Secondary School.

The annual Timberwolves Classic senior boys tournament occurs this weekend at Robert Bateman Secondary School.

Senior Boys Timberwolves Classic tipping off

Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman hosting some of B.C.’s top 3A basketball teams

Last week was the girls turn and this weekend it’s the boys opportunity to shine at the Timberwolves Classic.

Starting on Thursday, the best 3A senior boys teams in the province come to Robert Bateman Secondary School for the annual event.

Abbotsford teams in the mix include the host Bateman Timberwolves, the MEI Eagles and the Rick Hansen Hurricanes.

Also attending the event are: Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies (second in the province), the Pitt Meadows Marauders (ranked fifth), Coquitlam’s Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (ranked eighth), the Brookswood Bobcats (ranked ninth), the Steveston-London Sharks (ranked 10th), the North Delta Huskies (honourable mention), Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Bulldogs (honourable mention), North Vancouver’s Bodwell Bruins, Maple Ridge’s Thomas Haney Thunder, the Vernon Panthers, Terrace’s Caledonia Kermodes, Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate Knights and the South Kamloops Titans.

The tournament opens on Thusday, with Bateman playing at 1:45 p.m. against Steveston-London, MEI challenges St. Thomas More at noon and the Hurricanes start against Pitt Meadows at 3:30 p.m.

The event continues all day on Friday, with the champion set to be decided on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

The 2019 edition of the event saw Sir Charles Tupper defeat Vernon 80-77.

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