Sparks continue to drive hard at provincials

Boys continue on route to gold while girls suffer tough losses

The Similkameen Senior boys are on to the semi-finals with their big win over King David Thursday afternoon 90-79.

In pursuit of the gold, the team will play the winner of the quarter-final matchup between Bulkley Valley Christian and Kelowna Christian. The two teams were not finished their games at the time of this post.

The Similkameen team was ranked second in the province headed into provincials while Bulkley was ranked six and rival Kelowna Christian was ranked third.

The senior girls basketball team suffered another tough loss Thursday morning at provincials losing to St. Andrews 51-42.

The Gamestar for the Sparks at that game was Cedar Carter.

The girls will continue their provincial basketball play Friday at 9:45 a.m. against Sparwood. The winner will go on to play for the 13th or 14th spot and the winner will play for 15th or 16th.

The Similkameen girls earned their spot at provincials after playing an impressive Valleys tournament in front of hometown crowds. They placed third in the tournament and went into Provincials ranked as 15th.

For more information on the boys team go here and for more information on the girls go here.

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