Friday, March 6, 2015

Prince Rupert Middle School Storm battling hard at Grade 8 Invitational Provincials

The opening match for Prince Rupert's Middle School entry in the British Columbia Grade 8 Provincials proved to be a highly entertaining showcase.

As the debut game for the Prince Rupert squad went down to the last second of play before the Storm were finally edged out of the win column 54-53, as Dr. Knox School of Kelowna, claimed victory in the first round play in Pitt Meadows.

The Storm is representing the Northwest in the Grade Eight tournament and twitter caught fire late Thursday afternoon as the team took their challengers down to the game ending horn.

The three day tournament continues today, with PRMS set to take on Abbotsford's C & G Howe Middle School with a 10:30 tip off.

You can follow the tournament from the website hosted by Pitt Meadows Secondary school, where the schedule and results can be found.

We will update the travels of the Storm through til the tournament end of Saturday below:


PRMS Storm 41 vs Pitt Meadows 20


RPMS Storm 33 vs KVR 44 
PRMS Storm 27 vs C & G Howe  56

PRMS Storm 53 vs Dr. Knox 54

There is another Prince Rupert team involved in Provincials this weekend as well, as we outlined earlier this week the Charles Hays Jr. Girls Rainmakers are in Langley for the Junior Girls Provincials Tournament.

They take to the court again this morning at 11AM for a match up with northern rival College Heights from Prince George.

Updates on the Rainmakers can be found from the CHSS Sports twitter feed.

You can follow the Junior Girls tournament experience from our archive page here.

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