Gators move to round of 16

Three local teams see season end

Walnut Grove's Trevor Siemiatkowski (left) bowls over Brookswood's Michael Pratt, resulting in an offensive foul, during the Grade 8 district championship game on Thursday at the Langley Events Centre. The Gators won 43-33.

Walnut Grove's Trevor Siemiatkowski (left) bowls over Brookswood's Michael Pratt, resulting in an offensive foul, during the Grade 8 district championship game on Thursday at the Langley Events Centre. The Gators won 43-33.

Only one local school remains alive at the Grade 8 boys’ Fraser Valley championships following Tuesday’s do-or-die elimination games.The Walnut Grove Gators hammered Mt. Sleese 59-14 to advance to the round of 16. The Gators face Pacific Academy on Thursday (Feb. 24) with the winner moving to the championship draw this weekend at Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham.The Brookswood Bobcats lost a heartbreaker, 42-40 against the Tamanawis Wildcats.The Langley Fundamental Titans fell 61-30 to Veddder and Betty Gilbert lost 64-17 against Pitt Meadows.