NORTH SAANICH — The Parkland Panthers junior boys came third in their home basketball tournament Jan. 18 and 19.
The boys beat Port Alberni and Stelly’s to claim the consolation final. Harrison Archdekin received the MVP award for the tournament host.
With the tournament over, the boys played Stelly’s again on Jan. 21 and, in an upset, lost to Reynolds on Jan. 23.
The boys then traveled to Cedar (near Nanaimo) for a tournament on the road. In their first match, the Panthers lost to Nanaimo District Secondary School. Moving forward, they beat both Saint Michaels University School and Woodlands (Nanaimo) to place fourth in the tournament.
Bryce Isfeld, Justine Porlares and Harrison Archdekin were named players of the game in their respective matches.
Senior girls to host
Parkland’s senior girls team hosts an eight-team basketball tournament Feb. 8 and 9. — Submitted