3X3 HOOPS: First round of playoffs are complete

3X3 HOOPS: First round of playoffs are complete

Author: BC Summer Games/Saturday, July 23, 2016/Categories: 2016 BC Summer Games, Basketball

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Juliane Tingcang of Vancouver-Coastal drives past an opponent during three-on-three girls basketball playoff action at the BC Summer Games on Saturday afternoon at Abbotsford Middle School.— Image Credit: Dan Kinvig

The first round of the playoffs is complete in the BC Summer Games three-on-three basketball tournament at Abbotsford Middle School, and several zones are rising to the top.

On the boys side, Vancouver-Coastal (Zone 5) has been remarkably dominant – their four teams in the 15-team draw have all advanced safely to the quarter-finals. Three squads from the zone – Vancouver-Coastal, Van-Coastal B and Van-Coastal C – won their first-round playoff match-ups, while Van-Coastal A had a bye to the quarter-finals.

On the girls side, three zones – Fraser Valley (Zone 3), Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2) and Vancouver Island-Central Coast (Zone 6) – had both of their teams make their way through to the quarter-finals. The other two QF berths went to Vancouver-Coastal, which saw two of its four teams advance.

The three-on-three basketball playoffs and consolation-side action continue at Abbotsford Middle School on Saturday, wrapping up at 7:30 p.m. The tournament resumes at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

The complete first-round playoff results are as follows:

BOYS

Vancouver Island-Central Coast A 14, Thompson-Okanagan A 9

Vancouver-Coastal C 13, Cariboo-North East 4

Vancouver-Coastal 18, Fraser Valley A 5

Vancouver Coastal B 18, Thompson-Okanagan 10

Vancouver Island-Central Coast 21, Cariboo-North East 6

Fraser Valley 12, Fraser River A 11

Thompson-Okanagan B 16, Fraser River 8

GIRLS

Vancouver Island-Central Coast A 12, Fraser River 6

Fraser Valley A 21, Vancouver Coastal 10

Vancouver-Coastal 12, Cariboo-North East A 7

Fraser Valley 18, Fraser River A 5

Vancouver-Coastal A 12, Cariboo-North East 4

Thompson-Okanagan 19, Fraser River C 11

Thompson-Okanagan A 11, Fraser River B 8

Vancouver Island-Central Coast 16, Vancouver Coastal C 4

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