Lakers finish fourth in Okanagan Valley

Lakers place fourth during AAA Okanagan Valley championship

A 52-40 loss against the Kelowna Secondary School Owls resulted in the Pen High Lakers senior boys basketball team finishing fourth in the AAA Okanagan Valley championship.

The Lakers began the tournament with a 66-63 win against the Mt. Boucherie Bears on Feb. 28. On March 1, the Lakers lost to the No. 1 ranked NorKam Saints 56-40. In the final, it was an all-Kamloops affair with the Saints taking on the South Kamloops Titans. The No. 2 ranked Titans prevailed 77-53. They advance to the provincial championship being hosted by Langley March 12 to 16. Laker Jordan Farmer was named to all-star team while teammate Kyle Gratton received an honourable mention.