Oak Bay Bays' Evan Woodson goes up for two with Saint Michaels Blue Jags' Steven Whillans during the final game of the Police Tournament at the Saint Michaels University School gym

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Oak Bay, SMUS and St. Andrew’s host boys’ tourneys

St. Michaels University School hosts AA boys' Island championship

While the 43rd AAA Girls Island championships are underway at Mount Douglas secondary this weekend, there is plenty more hoops action going on around Greater Victoria.

SMUS hosts AA Island tourney

The St. Michaels Blue Jags and Lambrick Park Lions are up against the Island’s best as SMUS host the boys’ AA Island basketball championship this weekend, Thursday (Feb. 23) to Saturday.

St. Mikes opened against Highland on Thursday and Lambrick started against Mark Isfeld (results were past press time).

Brentwood College enters the AA Islands as the suprise No. 1 seed from the South Island, narrowly edging the Blue Jags 57-56 in the AA boys’ Lower Island final at Shawnigan Lake School on Feb. 18.

The top three teams qualify for the AA boys’ provincials, March 7 to 10 in Kamloops.

AAA cities going at Oak Bay High

The Oak Bay Bays have the home advantage, the Mount Douglas Rams want revenge, and the Claremont Spartans are the dark horse no one wants to think about.

The AAA boys’ Lower Island championship is at Oak Bay High this weekend, Feb. 23 to 25. All three of the above teams are favourites to crack the top four and advance to the Island championship in Duncan next week.

Also competing are the Belmont Bulldogs, Stelly’s Stingers, Reynolds Roadrunners and Spectrum Thunder.

St. Andrew’s hosts boys’ A Island championships

The Island boys’ A championships run Friday (Feb. 24) and Saturday at St. Andrews Regional High School.

St. Andrew’s hosts crosstown rivals Glenlyon Norfolk School, Dwight International School(Shawnigan Lake), Duncan Christian, Gold River, Campbell River Christian and Bella Bella.

First and second place qualify for the boys’ A provincials, March 7 to 10 at Trinity Western University in Langley.

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