Walnut Grove's Jake Cowley goes up for a shot during the BC high school 4A provincial championships last March. Cowley earned most valuable player honours over the weekend as the Gators won the Kodiak Classic, hosted by Heritage Woods Secondary.

Walnut Grove's Jake Cowley goes up for a shot during the BC high school 4A provincial championships last March. Cowley earned most valuable player honours over the weekend as the Gators won the Kodiak Classic, hosted by Heritage Woods Secondary.

Gators tops at Kodiak Classic

Walnut Grove's Jake Cowley picks up MVP honours as Gators open season with victory

The Walnut Grove Gators basketball season began with a gold medal over the weekend.

The senior boys basketball team captured top spot at the Kodiak Classic hosted by Heritage Woods Secondary.

The team went 4-0 and won their games by an average of 20 points per contest, including a 92-65 win in Saturday’s championship final against St. Georges.

In the team’s other games, they topped Holy Cross 81-71, beat Terry Fox 86-56 and topped Burnaby South 91-76.

Jake Cowley was named most valuable player.