GW Graham boys start championship chase at AAA basketball provincials

GW Graham boys start championship chase at AAA basketball provincials

The Grizzlies tip off Wednesday against the Steveston-London Sharks at the Langley Events Centre.

GW Graham’s senior boys basketball team begins their championship chase Wednesday afternoon as they tip off against Richmond’s Steveston-London Sharks.

It’s day one at the B.C. AAA Boys High School Championships at the Langley Events Centre.

The Grizzlies enter the tournament as the fifth seed. The field is 16 teams strong, with Steveston-London slotting in as the 12th seed.

Their match tips off at 4:30 p.m. on the center court.

A win against the Sharks would send the Grizzlies on to a Thursday game against either the fourth seed Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) or the 13th seed Caledonia Kermodes (Terrace).

The Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) are the top seed in the tournament.

The Vernon Panthers are the two seed followed by the three seed Pitt Meadows Marauders.

Other teams in the mix include the Mark Isfeld Ice (Comox), Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby), North Delta Huskies, Reynolds Roadrunners (Saanich), Rick Hansen Hurricanes (Abbotsford), G.P. Vanier Towhees (Comox), Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver), A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) and Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford).