The Yale Lions and Abbotsford Panthers senior girls basketball teams have the chance to reach their respective provincial finals with wins tonight at the Langley Events Centre tonight.
— Don Johnson (@JohnsonDon22) February 27, 2020
Both squads advanced to semifinal play with wins on Thursday, and the Panthers hit the court at 5:30 p.m. when they take on Argyle Secondary.
Abbotsford opened with a 98-33 win over Magee on Wednesday, and continued with a 76-49 win over Duchess Park on Thursday.
If successful, the Panthers would battle for the 3A title on Saturday at 2:45 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Yale Lions are also excelling in the 4A tier and opened with a 73-36 win over Handsworth on Wednesday.
They followed that up by defeating Riverside 74-52 on Thursday.
The Lions take on Terry Fox tonight at 8:30 p.m. for a trip to the 4A finals. That championship tips off on Saturday at 5 p.m.
In other senior girls basketball news, the MEI Eagles championship hopes ended after losing 60-58 McMath on Thursday. The Eagles advanced to the quarter-final round after beating Vernon 66-51 on Wednesday.
The St. John Brebeuf Bears run is also over after losing 79-52 to Britannia on Thursday in the 2A tournament. The Bears, making their first-ever appearance at the provincials, defeated Southridge 61-48 on Wednesday.
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