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

Senior girls in tight fight for top spot

AESS Eagles are ranked fifth in the province and have momentum after second tourney win

It has been a successful season so far for the Agassiz Elementary secondary school (AESS) senior girls basketball team, with the team’s efforts earning them a No. 5 place in the single-A provincial rankings.

The Eagles come off of a weekend tournament win at St. John Brebeuf regional secondary in Abbotsford, their second in as many months after a home tournament win in December.

Last Thursday the AESS squad beat Mission secondary 35-25, Abbotsford Christian 42-29 on Friday and then host team, St. John Brebeuf 50-41 in the final on Saturday.

Hannah Exley, Alyssa Lawley and Sydney VanderWyk won player of the game honours respectively, with Lawley and VanderWyk also named tournament all-stars and Exley securing most valuable player.

The Eagles need to hold onto their second place position or climb to first to be guaranteed a spot in the provincial championships on Mar. 9 to 12 at Duncan Christian school.

The Fraser Valley championships are Feb. 24 to 27.

Tonight the Eagles play at home, hosting Hope secondary for a 6:15 p.m. game.

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