Lindsay Thurber wins consolation titles at tournament
The host Lindsay Thurber girls and boys teams won consolation titles in the Third Annual Michaud Favre Memorial JV basketball tournament during the weekend.
The Raiders girls downed the Hunting Hills Lightning 64-47 to take consolation honours.
Thurber opened with a 52-40 loss to Foothills Composite of Okotoks and earned the consolation meeting with Hunting Hills by defeating W.P. Wagner of Edmonton 61-39.
The Lightning were 43-35 losers to Ross Sheppard in their first game, then slipped past the Notre Dame Cougars 42-41.
The Cougars started wth a 37-20 loss to Calgary Western Canada and closed out with a 52-41 victory over W.P. Wagner.
Foothills won the girls championship with a 58-45 win over Ross Sheppard.
On the boys side, the Raiders downed Hunting Hills 76-50 in the consolation-side final.
The Raiders opened with a 75-65 loss to eventual champion Ross Sheppard of Edmonton, then posted a 63-51 win over W.P. Wagner to advance to the consolation championship.
Meanwhile, the Notre Dame Cougars started with a 73-66 win over Airdrie George McDougall and then dropped respective 52-47 and 71-47 decisions to Edmonton St. Francis Xavier and Foothills.
Hunting Hills fell 69-47 to St. Francis Xavier in a tournament--opener and defeated George McDougall to go on to the consolation final. Ross Sheppard downed St. Francis Xavier 60-45 in the championship contest.
Allistair Mahood of the Raiders won player-of-the-game honours in the consolation final and teammate Hiram Sanchez was named a tournament all-star.