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Lightning lone Langley hope alive at Fraser Valleys

Langley Christian Lightning
Langley Christian Lightning's Jayden Bontkes goes up for the shot during her team's victory in the Grade 8 girls Langley district championship game on Feb. 14.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

Just one Langley Grade 8 girls team remains in contention at the Fraser Valley basketball championships.

The Langley Christian Lightning, the Langley district champions, scored a 32-12 win over Agassiz in the opening round on Feb. 19.

The Lightning are seeded fourth while Agassiz was No. 29.

Up next for Langley Christian is their round of 16 match on Feb, 21 against No. 20 Seaquam. The winner advances to the championship round at Agassiz.

The H.D. Stafford Skyhawks, Walnut Grove Gators and Brookswood Bobcats were all eliminated on Tuesday.

The No. 24 Skyhawks lost 42-24 to the No. 9 Enver Creek Cougars, the No. 27 Gators lost 33-19 to the No. 6 W.A. Fraser Falcons, and the No. 31 Brookswood Bobcats lost 44-16 to No. 2 Burnsview.

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