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Area schools gear up for basketball conference playoffs

High School Basketball conference championships take place this coming weekend

This weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 8 – 9, 2019, is the start of the ‘Road to HOOPLA’.

The Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association has 41 Conference basketball championships taking place. Several high schools in this area are competing in their respective conference championships.

1A Girls – Conference 3  in Wilkie. Teams include Hepburn, Walter W. Brown (Langham), Kerrobert, Luseland, St. Walburg, McLurg (Wilkie) and Hafford

2A Girls – Conference 6 hosted by Dalmeny. Other teams include Delisle, Saskatoon Christian, Osler VCA.

2A Girls – Conference 2 hosted by Rosthern Junior College (RJC). Other teams include Leask, Rosthern High

2A Girls – Conference 7 in Biggar. Teams competing include Asquith, Lashburn, andn Maidstone.

3A Girls – Conference 3 hosted by Waldheim. Other teams include Unity, Rosetown, Kindersley, Eagleview

1A Boys – Conference 4 at Saskatoon Ecole Canadienne – Other teams include Asquith, Maymont, Kerrobert, Mistawasis, McLurg (Wilkie), Allan, Leask

2A Boys – Conference 1 at Hanley. Other teams include Langham, Aberdeen, Saskatoon Christian

2A Boys – Conference 3 hosted by Stobart (Duck Lake). Other teams include Hague, Rosthern Junior College, Rosthern High and Ile-a-la-Crosse

3A Boys – Conference 8 at Legacy Christian in Saskatoon. Other teams include Dalmeny, Clavet, Osler VCA

The conference championships advance teams to the Regional tournaments to be played March 15–16, 2019. The regional tournaments are followed by the basketball showcase known as HOOPLA (March 21 – 22, 2019) which will be hosted in Saskatoon.

Conference and Regional tournaments will occur in all basketball classifications (1A – 5A). The Regina and Saskatoon city playoffs will serve as regional tournaments that will qualify league representatives to Provincial playoffs. The categories are listed below:

‘1A’ – schools with 30 or fewer male or female students in grades 10 – 12.

‘2A’ – schools with 31 to 50 male or female students in grades 10 – 12.

‘3A’ – schools with 51 to 120 male or female students in grades 10 -12.

‘4A’ – schools with 121 to 250 male or female students in grades 10 -12.

‘5A’ – schools with more than 250 male or female students in grades 10 – 12.

In order to get the conference results to the Saskatchewan media each conference host has been provided instructions for updating the results area of the SHSAA website. Direct link to basketball results:

http://www.shsaa.ca/page/show/1130591-shsaa-basketball-playoff-draws-and-results.

In addition to the Conference Basketball Championships, two other SHSAA Playoffs will be taking place during the weekend of March 8 -9 , 2019:

1. Provincial Wrestling Championships at Campbell Collegiate in Regina and

2. Provincial Curling Championships (Boys in Humboldt; Girls and Mixed in Nipawin)

Information regarding these competitions can be found at www.shsaa.ca.

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