Here are the first round match ups for the senior boys.
12:30 p.m. Jasper Place vs. Central Memorial (Calgary)
This will be the opening game of the senior boys draw and it will feature the home team Jasper Place Rebels who finished third in last year’s ASAA Provincials taking on Central Memorial from Calgary. Jasper Place will feature juvenile provincial team player Denzel James.
2:00 p.m. Palmdale (California) vs. Handsworth (North Vancouver)
The Falcons have 6 returning players including the MVP from their league last year. The player to watch on Palmdale is 6’6” small forward Ryan Wright. Schools he is considering are Colorado, Penn State, UC Irvine, UC Riverside and Cal Poly. Handsworth is always a strong team from North Vancouver with alumni like Robert Sacre (Gonzaga).
6:00 p.m. Bishop Grandin (Calgary) vs. Paul Kane (St. Albert)
Bishop Grandin just competed in the Higher Hoops tournament in Calgary where they finished second. They are one of the favorites in Calgary and will be a top ten team in the province led by LJ Hegwood and juvenile provincial player Deiter Posein. They face Paul Kane and juvenile provincial team player Tyler Wise.
8:00 p.m. John Taylor Collegiate (Winnipeg) vs. Harry Ainlay (Edmonton)
John Taylor Collegiate is one of the top teams from Winnipeg. They will feature a number of players from last year’s junior varsity provincial champions. They will face what most people consider the top ranked team in Edmonton, the Harry Ainlay Titans. With some key players coming from a provincial championship win in football, the Titans are the early favorites in Edmonton. The Titans feature two juvenile provincial team players, Lyndon Annetts and Kyle Peterson.
Results and a live feed will be available at http://jasperplace.epsb.ca/reb