BC Warriors Battle to 2013 Junior West Regional Championship Title

(Prince George, BC) The BC Warriors went undefeated over the weekend to win the 2013 Junior West Regional Championship in Prince George, BC. The Warriors defeated Saskatchewan-A 21-18 in the gold medal contest to put the finishing touches on a perfect 8-0 record at the tournament.

Alberta-A defeated Saskatchewan-B 27-26 in overtime to seize the bronze medal.

  • Tournament All-Stars: Ben Hamilton (BC Warriors), Shelby Harrower (Saskatchewan B), Justin Johnson (BC Warriors), Zac Maddel (Alberta C)
  • Tournament MVP: Jack Kosterman (BC Warriors)

The 3-on-3 tournament featured the top junior aged athletes in Western Canada from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan, who are age-eligible to participate in the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George.

The Championship was co-hosted by BC Wheelchair Basketball Society and Wheelchair Basketball Canada.

Hosting BC grant funding was received from the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, and administered by viaSport British Columbia.

The 2013 Junior East Regional Championship is set for April 19-21, 2013 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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