South Peace News
The St. Andrew’s Saints girl’s basketball team continues its winning ways.
The Saints won the girl’s title at the Prairie River Junior High School Rim Rocket Basketball Tournament Jan. 26-27.
The Saints were perfect winning six straight games.
In round-robin play, the Saints defeated the Prairie River Raiders 50-43, the PRJH Raptors 54-6, Donnelly G.P Vanier Vipers 34-22 and Peace-Wapiti Titans 37-36.
In the playoffs, the Saints defeated the Titans 41-21, then captured the title with a hard-fought 37-19 win over the Raiders. Ella Deering and Elle MacIntosh each scored 11 points in the win.
The Raiders were 4-0 in the tournament against the field, except 0-2 versus the Saints. In round-robin play, the Raiders defeated the Raptors 19-15, Vipers 32-26 and Titans 35-24. They won the semi-final 39-30 over the Vipers.
In boy’s action, the Titans were perfect winning six straight. In round-robin play, they defeated the Black Raiders 58-51, Red Raiders 74-25, Vipers 44-30 and Saints 72-31.
In the playoffs, the Titans defeated the Saints 58-31 before defeating the Black Raiders.
In round-robin play, the Black Raiders placed second with a 20-0 win over the Red Raiders, a 67-48 win over the Vipers, and a 70-32 win over the Saints. The Black Raiders defeated the Vipers in the semi-final.
Gamesheets in the tournament were lost and scores not available. In the final, the Titans led 25-4 after one quarter but the Black Raiders battled back to trail 31-30 at the half. In the end, the Black Raiders lost by about 10 points.