A quarterfinal comeback loss to the Langara Falcons ended hopes of a homecourt PACWEST medal for Royals women’s basketball, while men’s basketball fought to the bitter end for a gold medal but lost in overtime to take home the silver medal.
The men’s basketball team found themselves in a fantastic position going into the PACWEST Provincial Championship. Having won five out of six games in February, the team found themselves peaking just at the right time. They entered the tournament as the fourth seed and faced off against the hosts, the Quest Kermodes.
It was a tough call as to whether the large amount of snow which the lower mainland received over the weekend would hinder a hopeful weekend full of basketball. On the initial night, things were okay, and the Royals took on the Capilano Blues in a heated matchup.
Basketball is back at Douglas! To be precise, the Royals are coming home for the first time in 2017. This weekend the Royals play against the VIU Mariners and the Camosun Chargers as the island comes to them
Week two of PACWEST Basketball action saw the Royals taking on their opponents over the strait in two back to back games over the weekend. They started in Victoria, with the Royals visiting the VIU Mariners.