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Gators tops at Grade 8 tournament

After a close call in their opener, the Walnut Grove Gators finished with a pair of double-digit victories to take the title at a Grade 8 boys basketball tournament hosted by Abbotsford Middle School.

The Gators trailed their opening game against Sullivan Heights 29-16 with three minutes to play, but went on a remarkable 17-2 run to eke out a 33-31 victory.

Game two of the tournament was a one-sided 54-16 blowout win over the host Abbotsford Huskies.

And Walnut Grove closed the tournament with a 64-49 win over Semiahmoo in the finals.

The tournament was held Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

Joel Harrison, Dawson Hanzlick and Tyler Pearce earned player of the game honours for the Gators.

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