Glanford's girls basketball team is the Grade 8 city champs of 2011.

Glanford great eights take the city

Glanford Mavericks defeat Pacific Christian Pacers for Grade 8 girls basketball title

The Glanford Mavericks are the city’s top Grade 8 girls basketball team having defeated the Pacific Christian Pacers in the city final on Monday 53-30.

It was a packed house at PCS for the game. Up just six points after the third quarter, the Mavericks outscored the Pacers 18-6 in the last frame to win it.

“We avenged our only loss of the season, also to PCS,” said Glanford coach Derek Brooker.

“Calli McMillan-Beaucamp led all scorers with 33 points for the Mavericks while Cassandra Devries’ work on the weak-side boards earned her 11 points for the Pacers.”

The previous meeting was a lowing scoring affair going to the Pacers 36-31.

Provincials for Grade 8 girls basketball is by invitation, with Glanford looking forward to attending the March 8-10 tournament in Pitt Meadows.

The Mavericks went 8-1 in league play and earned a berth in the final with a 53-17 playoff victory over Bayside middle school. The Pacers (9-0) defeated St. Michaels University School in the other playoff.

One weekend earlier, Glanford won the Mark Isfeld Tip-Off Tournament in Comox.

 

 

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