Basketball news

The Rebel girls teams have been in full action with over 30 girls participating in various tournaments.

  • Feb. 8, 2011 10:00 a.m.

The Rebel girls teams have been in full action with over 30 girls participating in various tournaments.

The grade 8 girls were in Penticton at a tournament hosted by KVR middle school. They finished with 2 wins and lost to their Penticton rivals (KVR and Skaha Lake).

The Junior B girls team was in Oliver to play 2 league games and they suffered two losses to Osoyoos and Keremeos

 The Senior girls hosted their own 6 team tournament at the PSS gym. They defeated Barriere by 50 points in their opener, then fell to Grand Forks in their second game 39-27. In their final game to decide 3rd and 4th place, the Rebels played a closely contested game to Princess Margaret to eventually lose by 11. Coach Kirk McConnell was happy with how the girls played.

The Princeton Junior A girls travelled to Port Coquitlam to play in an 8 team tournament. They won all three games to capture the tournament title defeating the Centennial Centaurs 35-16 in the final game. All girls played well, Julia Reichert was named tournament MVP.

The junior girls have moved up in the provincial rankings and are now ranked 5th in B.C. On Saturday Feb. 5 the Junior Girls clinched first place in the Okanagan South Zone league and will host the south zone playoffs this coming weekend Feb. 11 and 12. Princeton will play Keremeos in the semi-finals on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and if they win will play in the championship games.