The Walnut Grove Gators captured the Centennial Centaurs Top-Ten Shootout, their fourth tournament victory. Submitted photo

Gators take top spot at Top-Ten Shootout

Walnut Grove senior girls basketball team is a perfect 23-0 on the season

Another weekend, another tournament victory.

The Walnut Grove Gators, the No. 1 ranked AAA senior girls team in the province, improved to 23-0 after winning their fourth tournament of the season, taking top spot at Centennial Centaurs Top-Ten Shootout over the weekend.

The Gators defeated the No. 2 Kelowna Owls 83-64 in Saturday’s championship final.

Walnut Grove also beat Heritage Woods 86-78, Duchess Park 90-54 and South Kamloops 82-50.

Tavia Rowell picked up most valuable player honours while Natalie Rathler was a first team-star.

Brookswood Bobcats’ Jenna Dick was named a second team all-star, helping the ’Cats finish sixth with a 2-2 record.

The Bobcats beat Carson Grahm 93-62 in the opening round but lost 96-71 to Kelowna in the quarter-finals. Brookswood would split their final two games, winning 84-49 to Oak Bay before losing 87-78 to Heritage Woods in the fifth/sixth place game.



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