The South Kamloops Titans remain undefeated in Okanagan senior AAA girls basketball after knocking off the visiting Kelowna Owls 76-60 on Tuesday.
The game was the last regular-season home game for South Kam’s seniors — Maya Olynyk and Emma
Wolfram, both provincial team players and the stars of B.C.’s No. 1-ranked AAA team. School principal Cale Birk presented flowers to both girls on behalf of their teammates and coaches.
South Kamloops, which is 10-0 in league play, will play host to the Okanagan championships on Feb. 22-23, so local fans will get one more chance to see Olynyk and Wolfram play.
Wolfram had 29 points and 12 rebounds in Tuesday’s victory, while Olynyk scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished seven assists. Emily Vilac had 16 points, and Anna Frenkel ended with eight points, nine rebounds and five steals.
The Titans will finish the regular season with a pair of road games — against the Lakers in Penticton tonight and in West Kelowna against the host Mount Boucherie Bears on Friday.
The winner of the zone championship will represent the Okanagan at provincials in Langley next month.
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The Brocklehurst Broncos erased a 16-10 halftime deficit and beat the Sa-Hali Sabres 37-32 in a Grade 8 boys basketball game on Tuesday night.
Mitchell Mathieson led the Broncs with 12 points, while Devon Halcrow had eight, and Jeremy Strachan and Anthony Cave added six apiece.
The Sabres got 18 points from Tyler Whitney and 14 from Wade Hooper.
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The South Kamloops Titans are 4-1 in Grade 8 boys basketball league play after defeating the Valleyview Vikings 54-39 on Tuesday.
The Titans, who will wrap up their league season with a Wednesday game against the host St. Ann’s Crusaders, got 15 points from Ben MacDonald. Samad Temelow-Carter added nine points to the winning cause.
Braden MacLean scored 20 points for the Vikings.