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Ali Cruse of the Vincent Massey Vikings drives past Elicia Wiebe of the Winkler Garden Valley Zodiacs during varsity girls provincial playoff basketball on Friday afternoon.
Both of Vincent Massey’s Vikings varsity basketball teams will compete for a provincial AAAA high school championship after winning their interzone games on Friday at Massey.
Vincent Massey’s Zaina Bird looks for an opening around Garden Valley’s Erika Sawatzky on Friday. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
In the girls’ game, Brittany Boschman posted 16 points and Tara VanCauwenberghe added 15 as the Vikings defeated the Garden Valley Zodiacs 52-43. Erika Sawatzky replied with 16 for the Zodiacs, while Elicia Wiebe had 15.
In the boys’ game, Johnson Duku and Igor Reva both netted 16 points to pace the Vikings to an 83-51 win over the visiting Zodiacs. Alex Giesbrecht had a game-high 18 points for Garden Valley.
Both the varsity boys’ and girls’ provincials begin on March 14 in Winnipeg.
Meanwhile, Neelin’s varsity basketball teams will play their first AAA interzone games against the Virden Golden Bears on Thursday at Neelin.
The girls game will tip off at 5 o’clock, followed by the boys at 6:45 p.m.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 1, 2014