Jill Armour (9) and the Rossland Secondary School junior girls’ team will battling five other schools for West Kootenay bragging rights beginning today at the J.L. Crowe Gym. The final is set for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Jill Armour (9) and the Rossland Secondary School junior girls’ team will battling five other schools for West Kootenay bragging rights beginning today at the J.L. Crowe Gym. The final is set for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

JL Crowe hosts junior girls

The high school basketball playoff season gets under way today at J.L. Crowe Secondary.Six teams will take part in the West Kootenay junior girls finals.Grand Forks Secondary comes in as the top seeded team with Rossland Secondary School ranked second in the zone.Those two teams will be off today as they await the winners of the first round of action.See FINAL, Page 12FROM PAGE 10Games begin at 3 p.m. with the host Crowe girls taking on Salmo. At 4:30 p.m. Nelson’s L.V. Rogers will face Stanley Humphries Secondary from Castlegar.The winners will face the playoffs top-two seeds on Thursday at 3 p.m., against Grand Forks, and 4:30 p.m., against RSS.The two surviving teams will meet for the West Kootenay title at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.East-West Kootenay high school basketball regionals go this weekend.The Crowe senior boys will travel to Kimberley for their zone playdowns while the Crowe senior girls are off to Grand Forks.Crowe’s junior boys’ team will compete in the West Kootenay playdowns March 4-5 at LVR in Nelson.