Sports Briefs: Ramblers win Grade 8 tourney

The Maple Ridge Ramblers Grade 8 girls’ basketball team opened its season by winning the Rambler Classic tournament

Sports Briefs: Ramblers win Grade 8 tourney

The Maple Ridge Ramblers Grade 8 girls’ basketball team opened its season by winning the Rambler Classic tournament on the weekend.

The team displayed excellent teamwork in defeating Heritage Park of Mission 51-14, Enver Creek of Surrey 49-14, and Delta 44-24.

Stage comeback

Two local rivals met in early Grade 8 boys’ basketball action, as the Maple Ridge Ramblers  beat the Garibaldi Rebels.

The Rebels took an early 15-0 lead and looked ready to run away with the game.

The Ramblers rallied hard, playing aggressive defence, and turned the result in their favour, eventually winning 52-51.

Undefeated start

The Ridge Meadows Rustlers pee wee A1 team is enjoying an undefeated start to it season, having gone 4-0-2 so far.

The Rustlers have won four straight games, including a Wednesday night 5-2 victory over Port Moody.

They started their campaign against North Vancouver, the only other unbeaten team in their league, and the two teams tied 2-2.