Gators bronzed at Fraser Valleys
The Walnut Grove Gators exited the Fraser Valley championships the same way the entered: in third spot.
The junior boys basketball team defeated the Semiahmoo Totems 59-50 in the third-place game at Walnut Grove Secondary on Saturday.
The Gators went 5-1 at the 32-team tournament, which began earlier in the week at regional sites, before the final eight teams played the championship round at WGSS.
Walnut Grove had beaten Samuel Roberts Technical 53-16, Robert Bateman 70-41, Tamawanis 51-39 and Abby Jr. 51-39.
Their lone loss was to Heritage Woods 58-39.
Wei Chung earned an all-star award for the Gators.
Walnut Grove will play next week at the junior boys' provincial championships, which will be hosted by Vancouver College.