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High school hoops: Reynolds wins Wolverine Classic in Sooke, Bays lose in Gary Taylor final

The Oak Bay Bays made it to the final of their annual Gary Taylor Classic senior boys basketball tournament

The Oak Bay Bays made it to the final of their annual Gary Taylor Classic senior boys basketball tournament only to lose to the Mennonite Educational Institute (Abbotsford) 67-63.

The Bays defeated the Lambrick Park Lions 76-66 in the opener on Thursday and then squeaked past Vancouver College 76-75 on Friday. Lambrick suffered losses in all three games, a forgettable tournament for the third ranked AA team in B.C.

Meanwhile, MEI’s Greg Khran dominated the tournament. He scored 32 points to push his his team past the Mount Doug Rams 81-71 on Friday, besting a solid output by Mount Doug’s Adam Benrabah, who potted 24 points.

St. Michaels University, the second ranked AA team in B.C., dropped its first game to Mount Doug, 76-74, but bounced with wins over Cowichan 57-50 and Fleetwood Park 65-58 to win the consolation final.

In the junior boys final, youngster Rysen John of Vancouver College scored 26 points to guide his team past the Bays junior team 69-65.

(Inset photo by Don Denton/News staff:  Lambrick Park’s Ismail Abdulahi, right, chases after Oak Bay’s Aoi Yamaguchi during opening day play at the annual Gary Taylor Classic basketball tournament in the Oak Bay High gym. Dec. 19.)

Scores form the Edward Milne Wolverine Classic in Sooke

Friday round robinCedar 83 Belmont 79Reynolds 64 Edward Milne 51Parkland 70 Cedar 93Belmont 53 Reynolds 60Edward Milne 63 Parkland 59

Saturday round robinParkland 61 Reynolds 81Belmont 54 Edward Milne 47Edward Milne 86 Cedar 77Parkland 54 Belmont 51Cedar 77 Reynolds 74 (OT)

Saturday finalReynolds 74 Cedar 59

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