Valley’s finest on fire

Comox Valley’s three Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) basketball stars shone for their respective teams this past weekend.

Two friendly foes Highland grad Ryan MacKinnon (left) guards Vanier grad Calvin Westbrook during recent CIS action at UVic. Photo by Peggy Street

Two friendly foes Highland grad Ryan MacKinnon (left) guards Vanier grad Calvin Westbrook during recent CIS action at UVic. Photo by Peggy Street

Comox Valley’s three Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) basketball stars shone for their respective teams this past weekend.

Calvin Westbrook scored 20 points over two games for his Trinity Western Spartans, who improved their record to 17 wins and three losses after splitting a series with No. 3 in Canada ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

Keenan Milburn helped keep his Calgary Dinos playoff hopes alive, leading all scorers with 21 points on Saturday to split a series with Thompson Rivers University.

Ryan MacKinnon led his University of Victoria Vikes to a sweep of University of Brandon Bobcats in Brandon, leading all Vike scorers with 43 points over two games and improving the Vikes’ league record to 13-7 and securing a playoff berth.