Submitted by Barb Ziler
The Nechako Valley Secondary Viqueens Sr. Girls Basketball team started the new year with a bang as they went undefeated at the 2017 OKM Huskies and Immaculata Mustangs New Years round robin tournament in Kelowna on Jan. 6 and 7.
Excellent teamwork and fierce defensive play ensured that the Viqueens were a force to be reckoned with.
The Viqueens opened the tournament on Thursday afternoon against Fulton of Vernon and came away victorious defeating the Okanagan team 54-43.
On Friday morning, the girls then defeated Nor-Kam of Kamloops 50-28 and then went on to defeated Kelowna Secondary on Friday evening 53-21.
The final game of the tournament saw the Viqueens come out strong against Summerland with a 73-23 victory.