West Shore players contest Seniors Classic basketball games

Belmont and Royal Bay secondaries represented at UVic

The annual South Vancouver Island Basketball Association Seniors Classic all-star games saw players from across the Island do battle on the courts at UVic’s Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities.

North Island teams won all three games on the day. One of those was an 81-61 decision in the girls contest, where Belmont’s Claire Church scored nine points and Jessica Thomsen two for the South.

The North beat the South 80-68 in the boys ‘A’ game, in which Belmont’s Jackson Leeder scored eight and Edward Milne’s Frederick Moeller hit for 14 points. The Bulldogs’ Ryan Backhouse was kept off the scoreboard.

In the boys ‘B’ game, Team North scored an 82-64 victory. Royal Bay’s Ben Ousey and Spencer Bourne scored two points each, while Brady Greenwood of Edward Milne had five. The Ravens’ Davey Sundher also coached the B boys team.

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