Friday January 11th
Langara Falcons (92) at Camosun Chargers (76)
The Falcons continued atop the PACWEST standings, defeating the Chargers in Nanaimo. The Chargers trailed by just 8 at halftime, but the Falcons scored 37 in the third quarter to put the game beyond reach. Five Falcons scored in double-figures, led by Matt Madewan with five three-pointers and 18 points, and Garret Ling-Lee with 17 points. Brody Greig added 10 points and 12 assists for Langara. Camosun was led by Trevor Scheumann who went 8/19 for 20 points, and Jordan Elvedahl with five three-pointers, 19 points, and 8 rebounds. The Chargers out-rebounded Langara 53-46.
Douglas Royals (38) at VIU Mariners (72)
The Mariners jumped out to an early lead, outscoring the Royals 22-5 in the first quarter, and didn’t look back. VIU led 37-14 at halftime and were in control throughout. Tyler Olsen had 16 points and 17 rebounds as the Mariners out-rebounded Douglas 54-38. Brandon Jones shot just 4/13 but added 14 points and 10 rebounds for VIU. The Mariners forced Douglas into 26 turnovers which they converted for 27 points. VIU’s bench outscored Douglas 18-2. For the Royals, Mark Dabrowski had 20 points and 9 rebounds.
Capilano Blues (94) at Kwantlen Eagles (87)
The Blues took a close game over the Eagles, despite Ali Bosir’s massive 41 points and 18 rebounds for Kwantlen. The Blues led 22-14 after one quarter, and 39-34 at halftime. Capilano was 19/28 from the free throw line, while the Eagles went 25/35; Bosir went 21/23. Capilano had five players in double figures, including Sai Zhang with 19 points off the bench. Kealan Wild added 15 points and 10 rebounds, while John Leong had 18 points and 7 assists for the Blues. Jag Thakar had 18 points for Kwantlen, while Aaron Ram had 15. The Capilano bench outscored the Kwantlen bench 23-5.
Quest Kermodes (67) at CBC Bearcats (63)
The Kermodes survived a scare from a fired up Bearcats team but pulled out the win to hold onto third place in the PACWEST. This game feature the top two scorers in the PACWEST: CBC’s Kevin Ford and Quest’s Jose Colorado. Quest led 38-27 at halftime, but the Bearcats cut the lead to seven after three and outscored Quest 17-12 in the final frame. Cartiea French-Toney had 15 points and 8 rebounds for Quest, while Jose Colorado went 1/11 for 9 points and 6 rebounds. Michael Zayaz-Duran added 14 points for Quest. For the Bearcats, Kevin Ford had 16 points, while Mac Thompson had 20 points for CBC in the losing cause. The Kermodes outrebounded CBC 62-49. Both teams struggled to hit from behind the arc: Quest shot 2/19 from long distance, while CBC was 4/29.
Saturday January 12th
Langara Falcons (73) at VIU Mariners (67)
No stats available for this game.
Douglas Royals (70) at Camosun Chargers (73)
Camosun bounced back from a loss on Friday to squeeze by the Royals. The win moves Camosun right back into the hunt for the final playoff spot, now trailing the Royals and Eagles by just two points. Five Chargers scored in double-figures, led by Jordan Elvedahl who hit four treys for 16 points and 6 assists. Trevor Scheumann had 13 points, while James Giuffre added 10 points and 13 rebounds. The Chargers outrebounded Douglas 55-43. Mark Dabrowski had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Douglas, who played only six players in the game. Harpreet Randhawa added 16 points and 12 rebounds. Tom Ghag and Krisstian Hildebrandt each started and played all 40 minutes.
Quest Kermodes (83) at Kwantlen Eagles (102)
No stats available for this game.
Capilano Blues (79) at CBC Bearcats (66)
The Blues earned two much needed wins to keep them in the thick of the standings, the second win coming in Abbotsford against the Bearcats. Igor Jesovnik hit 6/6 from the free throw line for 18 points. Wesley Dekleer earned 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Daniel Dubois contributed 13 points and 13 rebounds. Capilano outrebounded CBC 55-39 and went 19/28 from the free throw line. For CBC, Linden Willock had 13 points, while Kevin Ford went 3/12 for 10 points. Mac Thompson added 13 points off the bench for CBC. Capilano’s bench outscored CBC’s bench 29-16.