SPORTS BRIEFS: Basketball and hockey updates

Parkland Secondary School’s junior girls basketball team had a tough go in North Vancouver recently.

Parkland junior girls basketball player Jamie Cocu holds off a challenge by the St. Michaels’ player in recent league action

Girls in tough in North Van

Parkland Secondary School’s junior girls basketball team had a tough go in North Vancouver last weekend, dropping their first two games of a tournament at Carson Graham school.

The locals recovered in their final match to post a convincing win,  66-25 against Cambie.

The girls played Claremont Wednesday (after press deadline) and end league play Monday against Stelly’s at PSS.


Hoops action

• The Stelly’s Stingers senior boys basketball team has two more league games remaining this season both at home — Feb. 10 versus Reynolds and Feb. 11 against Esquimalt.

• The Parkland Panthers senior boys visit Pacific Christian School Feb. 11 to end their league play. Parkland currently sits third in Tier 2 league standings at 5-1.

Parkland hosts the Island 3A championships Feb. 26 to 28.


On the ice

The Peninsula Panthers Junior B hockey team lost its last two games, not including a postponed match due  to a power outage at Panorama Jan. 23.

The Panthers play their last league game tonight (Fri., Jan. 30) against Oceanside at Panorama, with the postponed game against the Victoria Cougars to reschedule.


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