Chilliwack’s GW Graham chosen to host Big Ticket Tournament games

Chilliwack’s GW Graham chosen to host Big Ticket Tournament games

The first annual event will see 16 teams square off to open the 2018-19 high school hoops season

GW Graham is one of two schools chosen to host Big Ticket Tournament basketball games this fall.

The first annual tourney features 16 teams at the senior boys level. GW Graham and McNair (Richmond) secondary will host the first three rounds of games, starting on the opening night (Nov. 26) of the 2018-19 high school hoops season.

Simon Fraser University will host the semi-finals on Nov. 30 and the final on Dec. 1.

The field for the tournament includes GWG and McNair joined by Sir Winston Churchill (Vancouver), Lord Byng (Vancouver), Richmond, Argyle (North Vancouver), Rick Hansen (Abbotsford), Pitt Meadows, St. Thomas Aquinas (North Vancouver), Seycove (North Vancouver), Abbotsford, Langley Christian, St. John Brebouf (Abbotsford), David Thompson (Vancouver), Southridge (Surrey) and Guilford (Surrey).

Forty $1000 scholarships will be presented at the Big Ticket Tournament, presented by the Onni Group and Venue Kings.

GW Graham’s senior girls are one of 16 teams in the female bracket.