(From left) Marika Meerza and Ava Turner of the Salmon Arm Secondary Jr. Jewels basketball team display a small version of the championship banner the team received after claiming first in the zone championships, beating A.L Fortune by a score of 43-27. (Andreas Meerza photo)

Salmon Arm Jewels win zone basketball championships

Final game against A.L. Fortune ends in 43-27 victory for Jewels

The Salmon Arm Secondary Grade 9 Jewels basketball team are Okanagan Champions after coming out victorious in the final game of the zone championships.

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Hosted at A.L Fortune Secondary School in Enderby, the final round of the championships saw the Jewels face the hosts in the final game, deciding who would walk out of the gym as zone champions for 2018-2019.

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The Jewels controlled the game well on the scoreboard, coming down to a 43-27 victory for the Salmon Arm squad and emerging as the victors, claiming a zone championship banner in the process.



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