The Maggie Mustangs are taking on St. Thomas Aquinas for their first game of the AA B.C. Basketball Tournament. Pictured above is Adrian Orioli going up for two points at the Okanagan zone AA boys basketball championships in Vernon. (Photo courtesy Jacqueline Goodfellow)

Penticton’s Maggie Mustangs take to the court in provincial championships

The Penticton boys basketball team will take on St. Thomas Aquinas in the first round, Wednesday.

A Penticton high school boys basketball team will soon have their shot at a provincial title.

Starting Wednesday, March 4, the Maggie Mustangs will take on St. Thomas Aquinas for their first game of the AA B.C. Basketball Tournament.

Prior to placing in the tournament, the Mustangs took the Okanagan-zone championship. They were undefeated during the regular season and beat all three of their opponents in the Valley Championships.

They sit as the eighth seed in the tournament, hosted by Langley.

READ MORE: Maggie AA Okanagan Zone champions

Wednesday’s game one against St. Thomas Aquinas starts at 6:15 p.m., and will serve as the decider between playing defending champions Charles Hays or 18th seed Samuel Roberts Technical, in game two.

Game two of the four-day tournament will be on Thursday, March 5.

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