Basketball teams battling for spots in "Super Saturday"

District playoffs underway and will conclude at Sands Secondary with five championship games

The Delta District basketball playoffs are underway and will culminate with “Super Saturday” at Sands Secondary School.

City bragging rights are on the line in the boys and girls Grade 8, Grade 9 and Junior Leagues. Teams are also battling for seeding into the upcoming Fraser Valley Championships.

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On the junior side, the Seaquam Seahawks are the team to beat in both girls and boys after unbeaten runs in the regular season.

The Seahawks will battle the North Delta Huskies in one boys semi-final match-up this afternoon while the second place Delta Pacers will take on Burnsview.

The girls draw will see Seaquam up against Burnsview and second place South Delta face the third place Delta Pacers. 

The Grade 9 boys draw features Seaquam, South Delta, North Delta and Delview playing off today for spots in the final.

The South Delta Sun Devils (10-0) and North Delta Huskies (11-1) are the respective teams to beat in Grade 8 play.

The Sun Devils take on North Delta today in one semi-final girls’ match-up while the second place Delta Pacers will square off with Seaquam.

The boys final four features the Huskies up against Seaquam and Burnsview battling South Delta. 

Super Saturday at Sands will begin with the Grade 8 championship games at 9 a.m. (girls) and 10:30 a.m. (boys). The Grade 9 final goes at noon, followed by the two junior title games at 1:30 p.m. (girls) and 3 p.m. (boys).

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