10:30 p.m., March 9)
win two medals at junior boys tournament
Gloucester Wolverines were two-for-three in the medal department on the weekend,
winning one silver and one bronze medal at the Gloucester-Cumberland Basketball
Association's annual Junior Boys Invitational Tournament.
Wolverines' U14 Major Bantam 'A' squad was the only host team that made it through
to they finals which they accomplished after crushing Nepean 63-36 in the semis.
Unfortunately in the gold medal game, they came up against a team from Montreal
that managed to stay a couple of baskets ahead of them through the entire contest.
Gloucester Wolverines U14 Major Bantam A team had to settle for the silver medal
after losing to the Brookwood Bullets in the final of the Gloucester-Cumberland
Basketball Association Junior Boys Invitational Tournament on the weekend. Photo
Brookwood Bullets jumped out to a 21-13 first quarter lead and then just maintained
their advantage through the remainder of the game. They led
43-35 at the half,
before eventually going up by 13 to win 78-65.
manager Cara Curtis said the Wolverines were competitive throughout the game,
they just couldn't find a way to close the gap. Teddy Dumont was the team's top
scorer with 18 points, while Sebastien Joachim and Yan Omanyundu-B added 10 points
losing to the Ottawa Celtics in the semi-finals, the Wolverines U14 Major Bantam
AA squad managed to bounce back in the bronze medal game by downing the West Island
Lakers 75-47. The entire team contributed to the win with all 12 players getting
in on the action
Wolverines now have a perfect set of medals having won silver at the Chris Paulin
Memorial Tournament in Kanata in December and gold at
St. Bruno Cougars Tournament
Wolverines had a shot at a third medal in the U12 Major Atom 'A' bronze medal
game but they came up short against the West Island Lakers.
Gloucester-Cumberland Basketball Association will be hosting their annual Senior
Boys Invitational Torunament the first weekend in April. Competition will take
place at the U15 Midget AA/AAA level and the U16 Major Midget A/AA and AA/AAA
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local
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