SPORTS NOTEBOOK: Surrey Eagles win in OT, school basketball playoff updates



The Surrey Eagles ended a nine-game pointless run with a 4-3 home overtime win against Cowichan Valley on Sunday (Feb. 22).


As of Wednesday afternoon, the team has totalled a league-low 22 points after 56 games in Blaine Neufeld’s first year as head coach.


The Eagles final two games of the season are on the road in Merritt and West Kelowna.




Semiahmoo Totems and Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers will meet in the semifinal of the Senior Quad A Boys’ Fraser Valley Basketball Championships after defeating tournament favourites.


The South Surrey school defeated Holy Cross 112-68 on the Crusaders’ home court, while Tweedsmuir beat #9 Walnut Grove 75-68.


The all-Surrey game takes place on Friday (Feb. 27) at the Langley Event Centre. Tip off is at 8:15.

The other semifinal features Abbotsford’s Yale against #1 Terry Fox of Port Coquitlam at 6:30.


Girls’ Triple A


The Fleetwood Park Dragons finished in sixth after losing to MEI in an early-round game.


The girls lost to Maple Ridge 38-31 in the fifth-place match.


Girls’ Double A


Nicole Vander Helm and the Holy Cross Crusaders won the Senior Double A Girls’ Fraser Valley Championship after defeating Rick Hansen 63-53 on Saturday (Feb. 21).


Southridge took home the bronze after beating G.W. Graham 74-51. The Storm lost by three to the Grizzlies earlier in the tournament, but won out to finish in third.


The boys’ AAA and AA championships conclude this weekend.


Junior results:


Girls’ Final: Lord Tweedsmuir 47-40 Panorama Ridge


Boys’ Final: Tamanawis 66-59 W.J. Mouat


Grade 9 results:


Girls’ Final: Lord Tweedsmuir 59-28 Vedder


Boys’ Bronze: Panorama Ridge 59-56 Semiahmoo


Grade 8 results:


Girls’ Bronze: Lord Tweedsmuir 30-29 Clayburn


Boys’ Final: Lord Tweedsmuir 64-62 North Delta

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