The Bow Valley Bobcats varsity boys team kicked off their basketball season with a narrow 55-53 win over the Chestermere Lakers.

The Rocky View boys' league kicked off with just three games this week, with the Cochrane Cobras seeing their first game on Dec. 12 against the Bert Church Chargers.

The W. H. Croxford Cavaliers opened with a 100-25 win over the Springbank Phoenix and the George McDougall Mustangs downed the Chargers, 79-61.

In junior boys, the Bobcats beat the Lakers 66-47, the Cavaliers won 92-66 over the Phoenix and the Chargers defeated the Mustangs, 90-80.

Play in the varsity girls division is also underway but only a few scores have been posted. The Cavaliers beat the Bobcats 78-40 in their season opener on Nov. 29.

In junior girls, the Bobcats lost to the Cavaliers 64-23. The Cavaliers remain undefeated after winning their second game 84-11 against the Phoenix.

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