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Mount Baker Secondary School girls basketball team pursues AAA provincial title in Langley

Mount Baker Wild guard Sage Harris (#7) works her way past a Hawks defender Wednesday morning at the 2015 B.C. Secondary School Girls AAA Basketball Championships in Langley.

Mount Baker Wild guard Sage Harris (#7) works her way past a Hawks defender Wednesday morning at the 2015 B.C. Secondary School Girls AAA Basketball Championships in Langley.

The Mount Baker Secondary School Wild girls basketball team is battling away at the 2015 B.C. Secondary School Girls AAA Basketball Championships in Langley.

The 15th-ranked Wild opened competition Wednesday morning at the Langley Events Centre with 76-19 loss at the hands of the number-two ranked W.J. Mouat Secondary School Hawks (Abbotsford).

Forward Kendall Bostock led the Wild with six points against the Hawks. Guard Sage Harris and forward Racheal Hubick chipped in with four points apiece, while guards Breanne Pocha (three points) and Cassie Aston (two points) rounded out the scoring for the Wild.

For the Hawks, 5-foot-10 forward Penielle M’Bikata dominated with a 32-point performance.

With the loss, the Wild move on to face the Fleetwood Park Secondary School Dragons (Surrey) Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. (Mountain). The outcome of that contest will determine when the Wild hit the court Friday.

Ranked 10th heading into tournament action, Fleetwood Park dropped a 62-46 decision to the seventh-ranked R.A. McMath Secondary School Wildcats (Richmond) Thursday.

The championship game is set for Saturday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. (Mountain).

A total of 16 teams from across the province are competing at the event with sights set on provincial glory.