Isfeld Ice player Hayden Fieret looks for an open teammate in a sea of Alberni Armada red during the Ice’s 89-42 win over the host Armada at the ADSS Totem basketball tournament on Jan. 12. The Ice finished second overall. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Alberni Secondary hosts senior boys’ AAA North Island hoops finals

Sixth-seeded Alberni Armada play first game Thursday (Feb. 15)

Alberni District Secondary School hosts the North Island AAA senior boys’ basketball championships Feb. 15–17.

The Alberni Armada senior boys’ team squeaked into the North Islands earlier this week with a win over Ballenas from Parksville. The Armada, seeded sixth on the North Island, will face No. 3 seed Wellington tonight (Feb. 15) at 7:30 p.m. in their opening game of the tourney.

Carihi High (No. 4) from Campbell River and John Barsby (No. 5) from Nanaimo open the tournament with a game tonight at 5:30 p.m.

Top-seeded Mark Isfeld Ice from Courtenay will play the winner of the Carihi–Barsby game at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, while No. 2 seed G.P. Vanier Towhees of Courtenay will face the winner of the Alberni–Wellington game at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Games continue Saturday, Feb. 17 starting at 9:30 a.m. The consolation final (third and fourth place) is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and the championship game at 7:30 p.m.

The public is welcome to come out and watch the games. Admission is free and access to the gym is via the south entrance (not the front doors of the school).

FROM THE KEY…Some of these teams were in Port Alberni in January for Totem 63…The Isfeld Ice finished second in a thrilling 64–61 loss to ReynoldsAlberni’s senior girls’ team is playing in the girls’ North Island championships in Courtenay this weekend, and play their first game tonight (Feb. 15).

editor@albernivalleynews.com

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