Boys highschool AAA Island basketball action saw crosstown rivals Carihi Tyees visit Timberline Wolves Tuesday.
The trip across town was worth it for the Tyees as they came away with a 56-46 victory in the regular season game. The Tyees lead all the way but a concerted push by the Wolves in the second half was starting to reel them in. Not enough, in the end though.
Next up in league play for Carihi is a match against Wellington on Jan. 28 in Nanaimo while Timberline travels to Courtenay for a game against Mark Isfeld the same day.
Carihi hosts the RCMP tournament Jan. 31-Feb 1.