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Gators tops at Mountain Eagle Classic
The Walnut Grove Gators were crowned champions at the Mountain Eagle Classic over the weekend.
The Grade 8 boys basketball team went a perfect 3-0, defeating the Surrey Christian Falcons, the North Surrey Spartans and then in the finale, the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights.
The tournament was held Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at R.E. Mountain Secondary.
There were four local teams in the eight-team field, with the Mountain Eagles defeating the Langley Christian Lightning in the game to determine fourth and sixth place.
The Eagles went 2-1 losing their opener to St. Thomas Aquinas but bouncing back with wins over the Poppy Redhawks and then the Lightning.
The Lightning lost their opener to North Surrey, beat Surrey Christian and lost to Mountain to place sixth.
Poppy went 0-3, losing to Pitt Meadows, Mountain and Surrey Christian.