SPORTS BIREFS: Stelly’s girls third best on the Island

Stelly’s Secondary School’s senior girls basketball team placed third on Vancouver Island in the 3A division.

Parkland player Arianne Stevenson defends Oak Bay guard Judy Cristante during the final of the South Island Junior Girls basketball championships. Oak Bay defeated Parkland and both teams qualified for the Island finals in Nanaimo Feb. 19 to 21.

Stelly’s third on the Island

• Stelly’s Secondary School’s senior girls basketball team placed third on Vancouver Island in the 3A division.

The Central Saanich school was in Port Alberni on the weekend for the Island finals, after placing third on the South Island. Sophie Blandford and Lucy Skinner were second team all stars in the tournament.

Stelly’s had a chance to reach the provincial tournament on Tuesday (after the PNR’s deadline) against Fleetwood Park (Surrey) at Spectrum Community School.

 

Parkland season ends

• Parkland’s junior girls basketball team saw their successful season come to an end at the hands of Claremont at the Island finals in Nanaimo.

The four-point loss and a fourth-place finish knocked the girls out of a spot at the provincials.

editor@peninsulanewsreview.com

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