The Central Okanagan is now home to a quartet of provincial champions.
No less than four Kelowna high-school basketball teams claimed provincial glory on Saturday at tournaments around B.C.
At Abbotsford, the Immaculata Mustangs defeated the St. Pat's Celtics of Vancouver 67-51 for the school's first B.C. boys 1A title. Alex Hart scored 31 points for the Mustangs in the title game, while Michael Gini added 20 points. Hart was named the MVP, while Gini was a first-team all-star. James Casorso was a second-team all-star.
At Vancouver, the Dr. Knox Falcons won the Grade 9 boys provincial title by defeating the Kitsilano Blue Demons 114-94.
Parker Simson had 46 points for Dr. Knox in the final. Matt Lafontaine had 17 points and Nav Sandhu 15 points.
At Prince George, Immaculata toppled top-ranked Cedars Christian, as the second-ranked Mustangs won 58-53 to claim the B.C. girls 1A title.
Emma Johnson, Jaedyn Penkala and Olivia Johnson paced the Mustangs in the final with 15 points each. Olivia was named the MVP, while Emma and Penkala were first-team all-stars.
And, at Kamloops, Kelowna Christian beat Brentwood College 58-47 for the provincial 2A boys title.
The Okanagan almost had a fifth winner, but Vernon lost 69-37 to Holy Cross of Surrey in the girls 2A title game at Kamloops.