Championship bracket set at BC Junior Girls Provincial Invitational Basketball Tournament

All photos by VINNIE COMBOW

FOUR of the top eight teams have been eliminated from championship contention at the Junior Girls Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament.

Twenty-four teams tipped off on Wednesday, the opening day of the four-day championships at Langley Events Centre.

The teams are now tiered into three eight-team brackets: Championship Bracket (one to eight), Showcase Bracket (nine to 16) and Rivalry Bracket (17 to 24).

The Championship Bracket features No. 3 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) vs. No. 11 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna), the No. 2 Kelowna Owls vs. the No. 10 Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey), the No. 12 Yale Lions (Abbotsford) vs. the No. 11 M.E.I. Eagles (Abbotsford) and the No. 1 Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) against the No. 9 Claremont Spartans. The quarter-finals begin Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

For full results for all 24 teams from day one, click here.