Grade 8 Rebels rollick to boys provincial title

The juniors led the parade.

And the Burnaby South Grade 8 boys were more than ready to keep up.

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The Rebels’ Grade 8s wrapped up an amazing season with a thrilling 63-61 overtime victory over St. Pat’s for the provincial crown last week.

The first-year Burnaby South squad stopped Abbotsford Middle 67-63 in the semifinal, with tourney MVP Brady Lau cashing in 31 points, four steals and three rebounds. Picking up all-star honours were Lex Paloma and Armaan Hehar. They also beat Sir Charles Tupper, getting 19 points and 10 boards from Andy Chen.

It came a week after the junior boys capped a perfect season by winning the provincial title.

The Burnaby South Grade 8 roster includes: Kihan Badial, Benedict Carbonell, Andy Chen, Jesse Chongo, Sean Chung, Takeo Harvey, Armaan Hehar, Malik Hussein, Tristan Igne, Jeriah Johnson, Charley Kutak, Brady Lau, Josh Mand, Lex Paloma, Greg Petalcorin, John Paul Prado, Thomas Susan and Dave Trinidad.

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