Cougars claim senior girls Tier 2 hoops championship
By Fred Sherwin
Chopra scored a game high 16 points for the
Colonel By Cougars in their 36-24 win over
the Cairine Wilson Wildcats on Monday. Fred
Colonel By Cougars are the NCSSAA senior girls Tier 2
basketball champions after downing the Cairine Wilson
Wildcats 36-24 on Monday.
Cougars jumped out to an early 8-2 lead only to see the
Wildcats respond with an 8-4 run to narrow the deficit
to two points by the end of the first quarter.
for the Wildcats, that would be as close as they would
get. The Cougars extended their lead in each of the remaining
three quarters. They led by five ponts after the second
quarter, seven points after the third quarter and 12 ponts
by the end of the game.
Wildcats were their own worst enemies for much of the
game commiting turnover after turnover. At one point in
the second quarter, the Cougars stole the ball five times
on six consecutive possessions.
Cougars were also a lot more efficient when they had possession,
led by Anchal Chopra who scored a game high 16 points,
including eight points in the all important fourth quarter.
Gallimore led the Wildcats with 13 poiints.
Wilson's junior girls basketball will get their chance
to bring a city championship to the school when they play
Sir Robert Borden later today.
Colonel By Cougars pose with the championship
trophy after winning the senior girls Tier
2 final against the Cairine Wilson Wildcats
on Monday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
8:30 a.m., Nov. 24)
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