Mt. Baker hosting junior basketball tourney this week

Check out basketball action starting today, Thursday, Jan. 9, and running through the weekend at Mount Baker Secondary School

The Mt. Baker Junior Boys basketball squad take practice Wednesday

Check out basketball action starting today, Thursday, Jan. 9, and running through the weekend at Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook.

The Mount Baker Junior Boys Basketball Tournament is running through Saturday, featuring teams from MBSS, Parkland and Creston (Pool A), Selkirk in Kimberley, Jaffray and Sparwood (Pool B).

The six-team, two pool round robin gets underway with Mount Baker facing off against Parkland at 4:30 p.m., Thursday. Jaffray takes on Selkirk in the following game at 6:30.

Friday’s game times are at 1 p.m. (Mt. Baker vs. Creston), 2:45 p.m. (Selkirk vs. Sparwood), 4:30 p.m. (Creston vs. Parkland), and 6:45 p.m. (Sparwood vs. Jaffray).

The playoff round begins Saturday morning, with the first of seven playoff games running from 8:30 a.m. through to the championship game at 7 p.m., to determine finishing order of all six teams. Check the schedule at MBSS for placing and times.

Every team is guaranteed four games.

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