The game of basketball is growing in Canada. Statistically it is the fasting growing sport in our country.
If you are a basketball junkie, or looking to catch some good action this weekend, you want to check out some games that the 2014 Guy Vetrie Memorial tournament. Featuring some great local talent, the tournament also has teams from across the province, as well as a U.S team from North Carolina. If last night was any indication of things to come, clear your schedule for Championship Saturday.
Thursday Night’s Results:
St. Charles College 64
Anthony Ivey was on fire hitting 8 3-pointers, and finishing with 28 points
Sarnia Northern 61
Superior Heights 37
Cameron Dietzel hit five from beyone the 3point arc and finshed with 17 to lead the Vikings to victory.
Lockerby Vikings: 57
Elliot Lake: 52
Adrian Kuchtaruk poured in 24 points in the win, while Kieran Naus had 20 points for Elliot Lake
BTB Academy: 62
St. Mary’s: 30
All BTB players hit the scoresheet in the victory.
St. Charles College: 36
Regional Elite Development Academy (REDA): 86
RJ Barrett, the number 1 prospect in the class of 2019 finished with 16 points and some huge dunks that left the crowd in awe. This kid is a future NBA pro.
White Pines Wolverines: 24
Stillwater Prep 97
Stillwater Prep (North Carolina) came out guns ablazing and had 4 players in double figures.
Action continues today in both junior and senior games.
1:30 pm Korah Collegiate (league champions Sault Ste. Marie) will look to knock off the Regional Elite Development Academy.
In addition every high school will be hosting a home game. Come on out to support our local teams. Here is the schedule.
1:30 pm: Korah Collegiate vs REDA
1:30 pm: Lockerby vs White Pines
1:45pm: Elliot Lake vs St. Basil
1:45 pm: BTB Academy vs Superior Heights
1:45 pm: Sarnia Northern vs St. Mary’s College
In addition, games will continue tonight
Tip off are 7:15 and 8:45, with games at Korah, St. Basil White Pines, and Superior Heights.
Championship rounds continue tomorrow, with the senior Bronze medal game set for 4:30 pm, followed by the Junior Championship set for 6:00pm and the Senior tournament championship set for 8:00pm. All these games will be played at Korah Collegiate.