Central Alberta teams gear up for ASAA Basketball Provincials

Across the province Thursday, the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Provincial Basketball Championships tip off.

Close to home, Central Alberta Christian High School in Lacombe will host the 1A ASAA Girls and Boys tournament.


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CACHS will open the tournament on the girls side against Marwayne Jubilee School at 11 a.m. on Thursday and the boys will start against St. Mary (Sexsmith) at 12:45 p.m.

The gold medal game will go March 17 at 6 p.m. for the girls and 8 p.m. for the boys.

In the 2A Championships at Kainai High School, Pigeon Lake Regional School will represent Central Alberta. The Panthers will open the tournament against Calgary Christian High School on Thursday at 2 p.m.

Teams will battle for the 2A boys title at Willow Creek Composite High School in Claresholm. Three Hills will play Webber Academy Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. to open the tournament.

Both the 3A girls and boys will play for the championship in Cochrane.

Wetaskiwin Composite High School and Camrose Composite High School are the two Central Zone representatives.

Wetaskiwin opens the tournament against Bowness at 9 a.m. Thursday, while Camrose has a bye and will await their opponent in the second round Thursday night.

On the 3A girls side, H.J Cody High School of Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin are the two zone entries. H.J Cody will play the host school from Cochrane and the Sabres will await their second-round matchup Thursday night.

Both Lindsay Thurber Raiders boys and girls will be in Medicine Hat for the 4A tournament.

More information about the provincial tournaments can be found here.

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