Photo courtesy of CJ Pentland

Douglas Royals 78
VIU Mariners 59

The Royals used a strong second quarter to pull in front of the Mariners and never looked back handing them their first loss this season.

Noah DeRappard-Yuswack led all scorers with 20 points shooting 8 of 10 from the field while Grant Campbell dropped 19. As a team the Royals shot 38% from the field. Kameron Johnson came off the bench to score 14 and Ethan McKean nailed four-three pointers and finished with 12 points.

The Mariners shot 33% and were led by a double-double from Tyus Barfoot who scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Usama Zaid dropped in 15 in the loss.

Camosun Chargers 82
Capilano Blues 73

The Chargers shot a blistering 54% from the field and 47% from the three-point arch on route to a solid road win. At the half alone they held a 42-20 lead.

Offensively Matthew Gray led the way with 20 points and Mathew Hampton chipped in with 14. Shaquille Maharaj was a superman on the glass pulling down 16 rebounds.

The Blues on the other hand shot 32% from the field and had an impressive 33 point fourth quarter trying to claw their way back. Michael Kelly came off the bench and dropped in 20 points including hitting four from downtown. Denver Sparks-Guest also hit four from long range and finished with 19 points.

Quest Kermodes 90
CBC Bearcats 65

The second half belonged to the Kermodes as they scored 56 points in the final two frames. Each player hit the scoresheet and each of the five starters finished with double-digits.

Chris McAlpine tallied four-three pointers and he finished with 20 points. Payton Tirrell had 15 points and 11 rebounds. Overall the team shot 45% from the field and 43% from downtown.

The Bearcats offence was led by Kit Aviso-Mramor and his game high 23 points. Jack Nadelhoffer chipped in with 15 points.