The Isfeld Ice beat Brooks of Powell River 54-38 on opening day of the junior girls basketball north Island zone playdowns at Vanier. Isfeld advances to North Islands next week at Alberni. Scott Stanfield photos

Three Valley schools advance to North Islands

Vanier Highland and Isfeld advance to basketball championships

Vanier Secondary hosted the junior girls basketball zone playdowns Wednesday and Thursday.

The top four finishers — Vanier, Alberni District Secondary (ADSS), Highland and Iseld — have advanced to the North Island championships next week in Alberni. The tourney runs Thursday to Saturday.

ADSS, undefeated heading into zones, suffered its first loss against north zone teams. The three Comox Valley schools each had a 5-2 win-loss record.

Belmont Secondary (Langford) hosts the junior girls Island championships Feb. 15-16.

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