Colonel Gray Two girls and Westisle boys won the Domino’s P.E.I. School Athletic Association senior AA basketball gold medals Monday in Charlottetown.
Following is a recap of the games:
Girls’ Gold Medal
Colonel Gray Two 66 Bluefield One 60
Colonel Gray started the game applying plenty of pressure and forcing the Bluefield guards to turn the ball over and take forced shots.
Bluefield shots started to fall in the second quarter due to good ball movement.
Colonel Gray hit some long shots and got to the offensive glass to take a 38-34 lead into halftime.
Fouls trouble kept key players out of the game for both teams and it was the Colonel Gray that came out firing going on a run to extend its lead to double digits.
Turnovers kept Bluefield from getting back into the game.
Leading Colonel Gray was Dana Tranior with 22 points.
Maria Walsh had 18 points for Bluefield.
Tournament all-star team: Sydney Moore – Souris; Emma MacLean – Kensington; Jordan Havenga – Bluefield; Amy Dawson – Bluefield; Dana Trainor – Gray Two.
Abbey Kinch of Colonel Gray Two was named tournament MVP.
Girls’ Bronze Medal
Kensington 68 Souris 50
The game was very close at the start but Kensington’s depth was a factor and allowed it to enjoy a 34-25 lead at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Kensington pressure and Souris turnovers allowed Kensington to pull away and cruise to the victory.
Top Scorer for Kensington was Emma MacLean with 20 points while Sydney Moore answered with 20 for Souris.
Boys’ Gold Medal
Westisle 82 Souris 43
Westisle came out of the gate early, creating blocked shots and Souris turnovers.
Souris was able to fall back into a zone defence and created offence with the fast break.
WEstisle ended the half making jump shots and was ahead 40-24.
It was more oft he same in the second quarter as Westisle took advantage of its athleticism and shooting touch to keep the ball rolling against a spirited but out- matched Souris team.
Top scorer for Westisle was tournament MVP Kenan Wilkie with 37 points.
Leading scorer for Souris was Matthew MacIntosh with 13 points.
Tournament all-star team: Andrew Rafuse – Three Oaks Two; Aiden Harrington – Kensington; Matthew Birt – Souris; Matthew MacIntosh – Souris; Andrew Gough – Westisle.
Boys’ Bronze Medal
Kensington 70 Three Oaks Two 63
A well played but a physical affair by the the two rivals.
Three Oaks Two led 29-24 at the half, on the strength of their inside game.
In the third quarter, the Kensington squad found the range and answered the call to grab a 43-42 lead.
The four quarter saw both teams increase their scoring intensity but foul trouble was an issue for Three Oaks Two down the stretch.
Top Scorer for Kensington was Aiden Harrington with 16 points while Brady Arsenault contributed 16 for Three Oaks Two.
(From the PEISAA)