Bombers, Wildcats co-host High School Boy's Hoop tourney
The L.V. Rogers Bombers and Mount Sentinel Wildcats prepare to host the first major basketball tournament in the region Friday in Nelson and South Slocan.
Eleven teams from throughout the Kootenay and Central Okangan are set to tip off in the West Kootenay Rumble Senior Boy’s Basketball Tournament.
The Bombers play host to Prince Charles Comets of Creston at 1 p.m. at the Hangar in Nelson while the Wildcats meet Salmo Falcons at 6 p.m. at the Mount Sentinel gymnasium.
In the other first round games, Sparwood plays Heritage Christian of Kelowna; Nakusp meets Fernie Falcons and Selkirk of Kimberley takes on Stanley Humphries Rockers of Castlegar.
Games continue through Friday and into Saturday with semi finals set for LVR and Mount Sentinel at 12:30 p.m.
The final goes at Mount Sentinel at 7:30 p.m.
LVR had its first taste of the season Tuesday by defeating Stanley Humphries Rockers 52-22 at the Hangar.
Top scorers were Robby Dixon with 15 points.
Darian Johnson and Josh Matosevic each had eight points while Vinne Watson scored seven and Jake Anderson six.