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St. Michaels Blue Jags grab boys' city hoops title

St. Michaels University School Blue Jags player Dawit Workie shoots the ball over Shawnigan Lake School’s Connor Powell during the South Island AA boys high school playoffs at SMUS last week. SMUS won and are going to the Island championship.    - Don Denton/News staff
St. Michaels University School Blue Jags player Dawit Workie shoots the ball over Shawnigan Lake School’s Connor Powell during the South Island AA boys high school playoffs at SMUS last week. SMUS won and are going to the Island championship.
— image credit: Don Denton/News staff

The St. Michaels University School Blue Jaguars are city champs, having won the South Island AA boys basketball championship final on Saturday over the Lambrick Park Lions, 58-51.

Georgios Ikonomou led the Jags in scoring with 14 points, while Brendan Somers paced the Lions with 13.

Up 34-17 in the first half, Lambrick made a big run to start the third quarter, but SMUS pulled away late in the fourth.

The Jags, Lions and Brentwood College  will represent at the Island AA championships this week, Feb. 21 to 23, at Wellington secondary in Nanaimo. Brentwood defeated Shawnigan Lake 69-53 in the third place game.

Pacific Christian School finished sixth and Esquimalt High seventh.

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