Chinook Senior Varsity Basketball Invitational Tournament begins Friday

The Chinook Senior Varsity Basketball Invitational Tournament is ready to roll this weekend.

Play begins Friday at 2:45 p.m., when the host Coyotes will take on Foothills. That contest will be followed up with a 4:30 p.m. game featuring Chestermere and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and a 6:15 p.m. match-up between Cardston and Hunting Hills. Saturday night’s slate will be capped off with an 8 p.m. game with Mount Baker taking on McCoy.

Games get underway bright and early at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, with the last game of the day, the championship final, set for 8:15 p.m.

For Chinook, a win in the Friday-afternoon game will put the Coyotes in the Saturday semifinal game at 11:30 a.m., against the winner of the Chestermere-LCI game. A Friday loss will move Chinook to the 8 a.m. consolation semifinal on Saturday.

The other championship semifinal game on Saturday will be played at 1:15 p.m., which will feature the winners of the Cardston-Hunting Hills and Mount Baker-McCoy contests. The other consolation semifinal goes Saturday at 9:45 a.m., while the consolation final goes at 4:45 p.m.

The third-place game has been scheduled for Saturday at 6:30 p.m., while the seventh-place game will be played at 3 p.m.

Date posted: Jan. 11, 2017