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Bobcats knock off top-ranked Rapids

The Brookswood Bobcats navigated the Riverside Rapids to take top spot at the prestigious Top Ten Shootout.

The Bobcats defeated the Rapids — the top-ranked AAA senior girls basketball team in the province — 68-63 in the championship final at Coquitlam’s Centennial Secondary.

Luca Schmidt earned the tournament’s most valuable player award while Lindsay Wand was a first team all-star.

The ’Cats entered the tournament ranked fourth in the province.

In the team’s other games, they opened with a 78-38 win over Kitsilano, beat Maple Ridge 84-64 and then edged Oak Bay 54-49 in the semifinals.

Oak Bay is ranked second in the province and Maple Ridge fifth.

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