Lightning crack top eight

Langley Christian goes 1-3 at hoops tourney

  • Mar. 16, 2015 11:00 a.m.

After pulling off an opening round upset, the Langley Christian Lightning were grounded the rest of the tournament.

The Lightning went 1-3 to finish in eighth spot at the B.C. 2A senior boys provincial basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre.

Langley Christian, seeded 14th for the 16-team tournament, shocked the No. 3 Golden Eagles 90-73 in the opening round.

But the Lightning lost 81-66 to the Delview Raiders in the quarter-finals and then lost 90-65 to the Clarence Fulton Maroons and the Valleyview Vikings to finish the tournament in eighth place.