Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge teams tip off provincial tourney

Three Maple Ridge Teams are battling at the BC High School Boys Basketball Championship...

Graham Smith of the Marauders takes a shot in the opening game against Vancouver College of the quad A BC Boys High School Basketball Championships at the Langley Events Centre on Wednesday.

Graham Smith of the Marauders takes a shot in the opening game against Vancouver College of the quad A BC Boys High School Basketball Championships at the Langley Events Centre on Wednesday.

Three Maple Ridge Teams are battling at the BC High School Boys Basketball Championships, which got underway at the Langley Events Centre on Wednesday morning.

In the new quadruple A tournament, the Pitt Meadows Marauders lost a scrappy opening game against the Vancouver College Fighting Irish 74-68.

The Samuel Robertson Technical Titans played in their first ever appearance in the provincial tournament at the senior boys level. They lost to Saint Thomas More of Burnaby 64-41, in the triple A tournament.

The triple A Maple Ridge Ramblers were scheduled to play their tournament opener at 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, against Mark Isfeld of Comox Valley.

Pitt will play on Thursday morning at 10 a.m., while the next Titans game will be on Thursday at 1 p.m.