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.