submitted The Agassiz Elementary secondary Eagles girls senior basketball team poses after winning their second tournament of the season in January at St. John Brebeuf.

submitted The Agassiz Elementary secondary Eagles girls senior basketball team poses after winning their second tournament of the season in January at St. John Brebeuf.

School basketball season heating up

Local girls basketball club plays in Fraser Valleys, shooting for provincials

Both the senior boys and girls Agassiz elementary secondary school (AESS) basketball teams are heading into Fraser Valley play this year, with the tournaments already in motion as the Observer goes to press.

The senior girls are coming off a successful season, with the team’s efforts earning them a No. 5 place in the single-A provincial rankings.

They have a home game against Maple Ridge Christian Thursday at 6:15 p.m. in the first round.

The Fraser Valley action continues at Langley Christian on Friday and Saturday.

The female Eagles squad won two tournaments during regular season, one in December and one in January.

The girls hope to be guaranteed a spot in the provincial championships on March 9 to 12 at Duncan Christian school after this weekend’s competition.

Their senior boys counterparts play at Unity Christian, with that tournament running Wednesday to Saturday.