Nanaimo District Islanders guard James Robinson tries to get past Wellington Wildcats opponents during the senior AAA season opener Tuesday night at the NDSS gym.

Nanaimo District Islanders guard James Robinson tries to get past Wellington Wildcats opponents during the senior AAA season opener Tuesday night at the NDSS gym.

NDSS wins rematch of Island basketball final

The Nanaimo District Islanders senior AAA boys defeated the Wellington Wildcats by a 92-57 score on Tuesday at the NDSS gym.

A rematch of last season’s Vancouver Island basketball championship wasn’t close.

The Nanaimo District Islanders knocked off the defending-champion Wellington Wildcats by a 92-57 score on Tuesday at the NDSS gym to start the 2016-17 high school AAA boys’ basketball regular season.

The game was within four points midway through the second quarter, but NDSS ended the half on a 12-0 run for a comfortable lead.

Nanaimo District’s Anders Cederberg scored a game-high 28 points and teammate Will Fridriksson added 21.

For the Wildcats, Ryder Jenks scored 21 points and Brooks Branchi added 20.