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Lightning eighth at Fraser Valleys

Langley Christian vs Rick Hansen at LCS in Fraser Valley AA senior boys basketball Langley Christian
Langley Christian vs Rick Hansen at LCS in Fraser Valley AA senior boys basketball Langley Christian's Mark Antoniuk drives to the hoop against the defence of Rick Hansen's Arsh Gill. The Lightning won 80-70.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

A record of 3-2 earned the Langley Christian Lightning eighth spot at the Fraser Valley AA senior boys basketball championships.

The Lightning were knocked from the championship side of the draw in their second game, falling 67-46 to the Archbishop Carney Stars. Langley Christian had won its opener, 61-38 over the Samuel Roberts Technical Titans.

Needing a win in their third game to keep playing, the Lightning came through, rallying from a half-time deficit to defeat the Rick Hansen Hurricanes 80-70. And Langley Christian made it two wins in a row with a 71-61 defeat of the G.W. Graham Grizzlies to advance to the seventh/eighth place game.

But the Lightning fell 80-67 to Southridge.

Langley Christian's Mitchell Jarvie was named a second-team all-star.

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