Hornets tip off season with a win

The Maple Ridge Christian School senior boys basketball squad beat the Southpointe Academy Titans of Tsawwassen by a score of 79-36

The Maple Ridge Christian School senior boys basketball squad beat the Southpointe Academy Titans of Tsawwassen by a score of 79-36 on Wednesday in their season opener.

Grade 11 Justin Robinson had his first-ever triple double as a senior Hornet, with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Grade 12s Brad Shearing and Jordan Ellingson each had 16 points, and Ellingson also had eight boards.

This weekend the Hornets are in Osoyoos for the Rattler tournament.

Last season the Hornets qualified for the provincial championships at the single A level, and finished 10th in B.C.