North Island Zone Grade 9 basketball tourney at G.P. Vanier

Nine teams, including four Comox Valley squads, vying for championship

Four Comox Valley teams are vying for the 2015 Vancouver Island North Zone Grade 9 boys basketball championship this weekend at the G.P. Vanier gym.

The top-seeded Isfeld Ice, #3 Vanier Towhees, #4 Lake Trail Lakers and #6 Highland Raiders are joined by #2 Ladysmith, #5 Kwalikum, #7 Timberline, #8 Powell River and #9 Assumption for the tourney, which runs Feb. 6-7.

Action tips off Friday at 10:15 a.m. with (Game 1) Powell River vs. Assumption followed at 11:45 a.m. by (Game 2) Lake Trail vs. Kwalikum, (Game 3) 1:15 p.m. Vanier vs. Highland, (Game 4) 2:45 p.m. Ladysmith vs. Timberline, (Game 5) 4:15 p.m. winner G1 vs. Isfeld, (Game 6) 5:45 p.m. loser G1 vs. loser G2, and 7:15 p.m. (Game 7) loser G3 vs. loser G4.

Play resumes Saturday at 9 a.m. with other games at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m. (3rd and 4th place) and 6 p.m. (1st and 2nd place).


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