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Wildcats are Fraser Valley champions

The Tamanawis Wildcats are the Fraser Valley Grade 8 boys high school basketball champions. - PHOTO SUBMITTED
The Tamanawis Wildcats are the Fraser Valley Grade 8 boys high school basketball champions.
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The Tamanawis Wildcats won the Fraser Valley Grade 8 boys high school basketball championship Feb. 27 in Maple Ridge.

The Wildcats, seeded number one in the 32-team tournament, edged the second-ranked Walnut Grove Gators 55-53 in the championship game.

Aminder Basra was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player, while Tamanawis teammate Sahil Dhami was a first-team all-star.

After a first-round win by forfeit, the Wildcats defeated the Thomas Haney Thunder 66-41 at Tamanawis Secondary Feb. 23. At the Fraser Valley tournament, they won 79-43 over Abbotsford Middle School, then topped the Clayburn Cougars 62-54.

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