This weekend, Fort St. John is hosting a regional basketball tournament.
From Feb. 24 until 26, The North Central Zone Championships will be taking place at the North Peace Secondary School.
The tournament involves both boys and girls teams from eight different cities including Dawson Creek, Prince George, Quesnel, Correlieu and Fort St. John.
Thursday saw four games take place in the tournament. At 2 p.m. on the boy’s side, the North Peace Secondary School defeated Correlieu Secondary School 86-75. While on the girl’s side, Prince George Secondary School defeated Kelly Road 72-13.
Thursday’s 4 p.m. bracket saw the girls of Correlieu defeat North Peace Secondary School 55-46. While on the boy’s side, Prince George Secondary beat South Peace Secondary 86-75.
The tournament will be running at the North Peace Secondary School until Saturday, when the finals are set to be played.
The North Peace Secondary School boy’s next game will be Friday at 12 p.m. against Prince George Secondary. If they emerge victorious, they will play again Friday evening at 5 p.m.
The tournament is free of charge and anyone interested in attending is encouraged to do so.
At 10 a.m. Friday, the girl’s side saw North Peace Secondary School beat Kelly Road 47-28.
At the same time on the boy’s side, Correlieu defeated South Peace Secondary School 78-40.
The North Peace Secondary School boys beat Prince George Secondary 71-68 this afternoon. Graham Spitzer lead the way in the win with 27 points and now the North Peace boys will play in the finals tomorrow at noon, with their opponent still to be determined.