The Hague Panthers, Lord Asquith Athletics, Dalmeny Cougars, Valley Christian Academy (VCA) Lions, Clavet Cougars and Walter W. Brown Vikings senior girls basketball teams all got a step closer to Hoopla, by finishing as the top teams at their respective SHSAA conference basketball championships on March 9 and 10.
The top two teams from each tournament advanced to the regional basketball championships, which will take place on March 16 and 17.
Other area teams participated in the conference championships.
The Hague Panthers defeated the Walter W. Brown (Langham) Vikings 76-49 in the final of the 1A girls Conference 3 tournament. Langham hosted the six team competition.
Hague defeated Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute (LCBI) 60-26 to advance to the final, while Langham earned an 81-43 victory over Hafford.
Waldheim, Rosthern Junior College (RJC), VCA and Hepburn all competed in the 2A Conference 6, five team tournament at Saskatoon Christian School.
RJC defeated Waldheim 61-33 in the first game of the tournament.
VCA then defeated RJC 67-60 in the second game, while Hepburn lost 66-37 to Saskatoon Christian in the third game.
VCA lost 76-55 to Saskatoon Christian in the final.
The Stobart Rebels competed in the 2A Conference 2, four team tournament in Meath Park. Stobart was eliminated from competition after dropping an 85-25 decision to Meath Park.
Both the Asquith Athletics and Delisle Rebels played in the 2A Conference 7, six team tournament in Macklin.
After Delisle defeated Macklin 50-30, the Rebels advanced to the semi-finals, where they were matched up against Asquith.
Asquith earned a 71-38 victory over Delisle, and the Athletics also defeated Unity 66-51 in the final.
Clavet and Dalmeny both competed in the 3A Conference 3, five team tournament in Onion Lake.
Clavet won 42-33 against Se Se Wa Hum in the first game of the tournament.
After that win, Clavet was matched up against Dalmeny. Dalmeny earned a 101-31 win. Even though Clavet lost, the team still finished in the top four of the tournament and still advanced to regionals.
Dalmeny became conference champions after defeating Maidstone 89-58.
This is a corrected version of an earlier story
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