Posted: March 28, 2014 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Alberta, Basketball, Beard, British Columbia, Brody Greig, CCAA, Championship, College, dunks, Elliot Mason, Falcons, Jitinder Lohcham, Kings, Langara, Lloyd Strickland, National Championship, PacWest, Paul Eberhardt, Quest University, Red Deer
GALLERY: The Langara Falcons defeat the Red Deer Kings 88-86 to win gold in the 2014 CCAA men’s basketball national championship held at Quest University on Mar. 15, 2014.
Langara guard Brody Greig takes off for a left-handed scoop shot during warm-ups
Langara guard Max Neumann throws one down before the game
Langara guard Glenn Ruby goes up for a reverse lay up in warm-ups
Langara Falcons huddle up before the championship game.
Langara forward Jitinder Lohcham faces Red Deer Kings big man Clayton Crellin for the jump ball
Langara guard Brody Greig blasts off for a breakaway dunk to give the Falcons an early lead
Langara guard Brody Greig slams it down on the breakaway.
Langara fans cheer on for their Falcons.
Langara guard Glenn Ruby looks for an open man against the Red Deer Kings defense
Langara guard Brody Greig draws the Red Deer defense to hit the open Jitinder Lohcham.
Langara forward Garrett Ling-Lee lays one up on the fast break.
Jitinder Lohcham puts up a baby hook over Red Deer Kings center Samuel Lolik
Langara forward Jitinder Lohcham gets an easy lay up from Brody Greig’s assist
Langara swingman Elliot Mason shoots over Red Deer Kings guard Lloyd Strickland
Langara guard Glenn Ruby fades away from Red Deer Kings Lloyd Strickland for the jumper
The Langara Falcons show off their championship gold medals and trophy.
All photos taken by Leslie Kam
Posted: March 7, 2014 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Basketball, Brandon Jones, British Columbia, Brody Greig, Canada, CCAA, Championship, College, Douglas College, Elliot Mason, Falcons, Gold Medal, Hoops, Jitinder Lohcham, Langara, Mariners, Nationals, PacWest, Paul Eberhardt, Provincials, VIU
Langara Falcons defeats the VIU Mariners to win their second consecutive PacWest championships. (Photo by Leslie Kam)
The Langara Falcons are heading to nationals after defeating the Victoria Island University Mariners 90-84 to win the PacWest provincial basketball championship for a second consecutive time.
An amazing regular season
The Falcons returned to the provincial finals March 1 after a nearly perfect regular season, finishing 20-1 to tie the PacWest record they set last year.
Langara’s reigning provincial champs opened the weekend at Douglas College with a 97-76 win over the Capilano Blues in the semi-finals before taking on the 2013 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association national champions.
In the provincial gold medal rematch against the VIU Mariners, the Falcons stormed out to an early 12-point lead.
Langara Falcons tips-off against the VIU Mariners in the PacWest gold medal game. (Photo by Leslie Kam)
Brody Greig weaved past the defence in the first quarter to score eight of his 33 points. Greig finished with eight rebounds, five assists and the honour of tournament MVP.
Breakaway fourth quarter
Despite poor shooting in the second quarter, Langara held onto the lead until VIU gained momentum in the last five minutes of the first half.
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