Gators bronzed at Fraser Valleys

Walnut Grove Gators
Walnut Grove Gators' Wei Chung goes up for the jump shot against the Brookswood Bobcats during the junior boys district championship game on Feb. 14, which Walnut Grove won. The Gators finished third over the weekend at the Fraser Valley championships with Cheung earning all-star accolades.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

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.

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