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Spartans net provincial berths

Quinton Hunter scored 29 points Monday to help Neelin clinch a spot in AAA provincials.

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Quinton Hunter scored 29 points Monday to help Neelin clinch a spot in AAA provincials. (FILE PHOTO)

Both Neelin Spartans’ teams will play in the provincial AAA high school basketball championships.

The Spartans’ varsity boys squad clinched its berth in provincials — slated for March 20-22 in Swan River — with an 83-65 victory over the host Swan Valley Tigers in an interzone playoff game on Monday night behind 29-point performances from Quinton Hunter and Andrew Paul and 12 points from Brodie Gill. Neelin was ranked fourth in the last AAA varsity boys provincial rankings.

Neelin’s varsity girls basketball team was awarded a wildcard berth to provincials this week, while the Virden Golden Bears trounced the Tigers 82-24 in girls interzone action on Monday to secure their trip to Swan River. Virden was ranked No.1 in the province in the last AAA rankings, while Neelin was ranked fourth.

Meanwhile, the city champion Vincent Massey Vikings varsity boys and girls teams are preparing to compete in the provincial AAAA basketball regionals in Winnipeg this weekend.

The Vikings boys are seeded 12th and face the fifth-ranked Kelvin Clippers in the opening round of 12 in regional play on Friday night at Winnipeg’s Garden City Collegiate at 8 p.m. The Vikings’ varsity girls team is also seeded 12th for the opening round of regionals and will face the Linden Christian Wings on Friday at West Kildonan Collegiate at 6 p.m.

» Brandon Sun

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 12, 2014

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Both Neelin Spartans’ teams will play in the provincial AAA high school basketball championships.

The Spartans’ varsity boys squad clinched its berth in provincials — slated for March 20-22 in Swan River — with an 83-65 victory over the host Swan Valley Tigers in an interzone playoff game on Monday night behind 29-point performances from Quinton Hunter and Andrew Paul and 12 points from Brodie Gill. Neelin was ranked fourth in the last AAA varsity boys provincial rankings.

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Both Neelin Spartans’ teams will play in the provincial AAA high school basketball championships.

The Spartans’ varsity boys squad clinched its berth in provincials — slated for March 20-22 in Swan River — with an 83-65 victory over the host Swan Valley Tigers in an interzone playoff game on Monday night behind 29-point performances from Quinton Hunter and Andrew Paul and 12 points from Brodie Gill. Neelin was ranked fourth in the last AAA varsity boys provincial rankings.

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