Gators through to final four

Walnut Grove senior boys basketball team punches ticket to next month's B.C. 4A provincial championships at Langley Events Centre

The Walnut Grove Gators have qualified for the B.C. 4A senior boys provincial championships next month.

The Gators — the top seed at the Fraser Valley championships — cruised to a 123-51 win over No. 16 Sardis on Friday in their first game and then punched their ticket to provincials with a 101-53 win over No. 8 North Surrey on Monday.

Both games were played at Walnut Grove Secondary.

Walnut Grove will play the No. 4 Mouat Hawks on Feb. 25 at Heritage Woods Secondary and then play for either gold or bronze on Friday night at the Langley Events Centre.

The third-place game is at 7 p.m. and the championship game follows at 8:45 p.m.

The other semifinal features No. 2 Tamawanis against No. 3 Holy Cross.

The provincial championships run March 9 to 12 at the LEC.


Langley Times