Vanier guard Cam Bell defends against Dover Bay’s Brad Lansdell during a game Tuesday at the Vanier gym. (Scott Stanfield/Black Press)

Dover Bay beats Vanier, basketball teams will be busy with tourneys

The Dover Bay Dolphins went on the road and outscored the opposition this week.

The Dolphins senior AAAA boys beat the G.P. Vanier Towhees 81-73 in a North Island league game Tuesday in Courtenay.

Dover Bay led 41-27 at the half and held off the home team from there. Brad Lansdell scored 36 points and Nathan Olson added 10.

High school basketball action will fill the court in Nanaimo this week as Wellington Secondary School’s Superball tournament takes place Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 9-11. The Wellington Wildcats senior boys and senior girls will both be in action, with the girls’ tournament final Saturday at 2:30 p.m. followed by the boys’ final at 4 p.m.

Out of town, Dover Bay and the Nanaimo District Islanders senior boys will play in the Claremont Spartans Invitational in Victoria from Jan. 9-11. The John Barsby Bulldogs are competing in the 51st annual Towhee Tournament from Jan. 9-11.

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