Langley Christian’s Hamis Parke protects the ball against his Collingwood opponent during semifinal action at the 2018 ‘Get Buckets for ALS’ senior boys basketball tournament at Langley Christian School on Saturday. The Lightning finished with a 1-2 record to place fourth. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Lightning finish fourth

Langley Christian senior boys basketball team loses in bronze-medal game at ‘Get Buckets for ALS’

It was a fourth-place finish for the Langley Christian senior boys basketball team.

The Lightning were hosting seven other squads at the 2018 ‘Get Buckets for ALS’ senior boys basketball tournament Jan. 18 to 20 at Langley Chrsitian School.

And after an opening round 88-41 victory over Garibaldi, the Langley lost a pair of close contests, 64-54 to Collingood and 90-80 to Seycove in the third-fourth place game.

Westsyde took the championship title with a 76-65 win over Colingwood.

SEE: Get Buckets fundraiser music to teacher’s ears

This weekend wil see the Langley Christian junior boys team host the Lightning Classic with games set for Jan. 26 and 27. Money is also being collected for ‘Get Buckets for ALS’.



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Langley Christian’s Peyton Grim protects the ball against his Collingwood opponent during semifinal action at the 2018 ‘Get Buckets for ALS’ senior boys basketball tournament at Langley Christian School on Saturday. The Lightning finished with a 1-2 record to place fourth. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

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