The host St. Joseph Falcons knocked off the Holy Rosary Royals in the opening game of the 3A Girls Basketball Alberta Schools Athletic Association Thursday afternoon. St. Joe’s is playing host to the 3A event and action continues Friday and Saturday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

The host St. Joseph Falcons knocked off the Holy Rosary Royals in the opening game of the 3A Girls Basketball Alberta Schools Athletic Association Thursday afternoon. St. Joe’s is playing host to the 3A event and action continues Friday and Saturday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

3A girls high school basketball provincials open in Red Deer

The host St. Joseph Falcons knocked off the Holy Rosary Royals in the opening game of the 3A Girls Basketball Alberta Schools Athletic Association Thursday afternoon. St. Joe’s is playing host to the 3A event and action continues Friday and Saturday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

The host St. Joseph Falcons knocked off the Holy Rosary Royals in the opening game of the 3A Girls Basketball Alberta Schools Athletic Association Thursday afternoon. St. Joe’s is playing host to the 3A event and action continues Friday and Saturday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

BY BYRON HACKETT

ADVOCATE STAFF