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Skyhawks survive Wolves rally

HD Stafford Skyhawks vs Chief Dan George Wolves in Grade 8 boys basketball tournament at Stafford.  Stafford
HD Stafford Skyhawks vs Chief Dan George Wolves in Grade 8 boys basketball tournament at Stafford. Stafford's Pandeep Heyer muscles his way to the basket against the defence of Chief Dan George's Anthony Malatinka during the Skyhawks' 37-33 victory.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

The H.D. Stafford Skyhawks built a comfortable lead and then withstood a furious second-half comeback from the Chief Dan George Wolves.

The Skyhawks, who led by 11 points at one point, saw their lead whittled down to four before time ran out on the Wolves.

The two teams were playing in the opening round of a Grade 8 boys basketball tournament at H.D. Stafford on Friday (Jan. 11) afternoon. The tournament wraps up on Jan. 12 with the championship game at 1;30 p.m.

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