Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Junior Girls Rainmakers set for tip off at Provincials competition in Langley

Ready to get to work, the Charles Hays Junior Girls Rainmakers
are in Langley this week, as the Northwest Zones champs
look to claim a Provincial banner

(Roster and photo from the Tournament website)

A day of travel behind them, the Junior Girls Rainmakers Basketball team can finally get down to the work of the day, as the Northwest Zones champions get ready for their first tip off in the BC Junior Girls Provincials today.

The four day marathon to a provincial banner finds the team taking to the court in a qualification round match up this morning, the Rainmakers one of sixteen teams that will be looking to move into the Championship Bracket by the time Saturday's finale to Provincials takes place.

The Rainmakers head into the tournament ranked as the number twenty seed of the twenty four participants in this years Provincials.

But before anyone gets to looking too far down the tournament schedule, there is some early work  to be done today, with a possibility of two games on opening day for the Rainmakers.

Coach Sonny Henry's will be turning the girls focus to game time for now, as the Junior Girls squad prepares for the first match up of the Tournament today at 9 AM when they take on North Surrey. 

The winner of this morning's qualification match, will then move on to some tough competition in St. Thomas Moore Collegiate at 3 PM, the Lower mainland school is currently listed as the number four seed in the tournament.

The road to a provincial title makes for a four day journey, and should the Junior Girls Rainmakers find success as the week moves forward, the Championship Game will take place on Saturday, March 3 at 1 PM

Win and you're still in is the theme for the Junior Girls
Basketball Tournament taking place in Langley BC
(Bracket courtesy of Jr. Girls Tournament website, click to enlarge)

You can find some background on the 37th edition of the Junior Girls Provincials from the tournament website here.

The games will be streamed live from the Langley Events Centre, with two Pay Per View options for viewers to consider for the four day event, that of a one day pass at $8.50 or a tournament pass for $24.

To access the streaming video from the event see the Stretch Internet website here

You can keep up to date on developments with the Junior Rainmakers through the Charles Hays Twitter Feed.

As the tournament moves forward we will track the results below:

37th Annual Provincial Junior Girls Basketball Tournament

Wednesday, February 28
9:00 AM

Charles Hays Rainmakers 39 vs North Surrey 63

The Rainmakers move to Showcase Bracket for remainder of Tournament

Thursday, March 1
8:30 AM
Charles Hays Rainmakers 43 vs Okanagan Mission 55

Friday, March 2
9:45 AM
Charles Hays Rainmakers 39 vs Nechako Valley 52

5:30 PM
Charles Hays Rainmakers 57 vs Argyle 58

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