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Spring Basketball League wraps up first month of games

Last night’s fourth week of basketball officially marks the conclusion of the first month of Spring League Basketball. First onto the court was the Junior League, where the basketball stars of the future showcased what skills they learned at this past weekend’s basketball development camp.

Week four’s Junior Players of the Game included Taylor Shenton, Adam Melnyk, Kristy Letourneau, Tyler Coulter, Zoe Morrison and Samantha Wigglesworth.

Two games were held in the Senior Girls Division, with game one having D Bauer defeated Lube-X 38-17. Robyn Devaleriola was a point producing machine, scoring 20 points for D Bauer. However, it was the strong defensive play of Brianna Gardiner that earned her Player of the Game honours for the team.

Despite the loss, Lube-X put on an excellent display of teamwork, with 7 different players hitting the score sheet. Kyla Allen’s accurate shooting and precise ball handling skills earned her the Player of the Game award for Lube-X.

In the second Senior Girls division game of the evening, Focus defeated Northern Valve 41-22. Sierra Koop scored ten points for Focus, and Tori Coulter played incredible shut down defence, showed great hustle and chipped in with 8 points to earn the team Player of the Game honours. Northern valve’s Nicole Letourneau scored 8 points, but it was Stephanie Roos who received Northern Valve’s Player of the Game for her hard work and coachability.

Next up were two Senior Boys games, with the first having D Bauer defeat Sunlife 48-37. Tristen Burridhe and Miles Savard were scoring machines for D Bauer, scoring 20 and 19 points respectively. However, it was Seth Hanna’s hustle, tenacity and defensive abilities that earned him the team’s Player of the Game title. Despite the loss, Sunlife showed great teamwork with 8 different players hitting the score sheet, with Mark Dyke’s 11 points and crucial defensive rebounds which earned him the Player of the Game.

In game 2, Lube-X defeated Northern Valve 43-36 in what was a tightly contested game. Andrew Stewart led the charge for Lube-X, scoring 21 to earn the team’s Player of the Game. However, he couldn’t keep up with the team work of Northern Valve, who had 6 players hit the score sheet. Tanner Brady contributed with 7 points along with and great hustle and hard work in the paint to help his team earn the victory, and himself the Player of the Game honours.

Spring League Basketball will begin its’ second month of play next Wednesday.

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