Cougars finish with 1-3 record at basketball provincials

The Notre Dame Cougars were 66-49 losers to Okotoks Foothills in their final game of the Alberta 4A boys basketball provincials at Edmonton Jasper Place Saturday.

The Notre Dame Cougars were 66-49 losers to Okotoks Foothills in their final game of the Alberta 4A boys basketball provincials at Edmonton Jasper Place Saturday.

Nelson Martin led the Cougars with a near triple-double of 10 points, 18 rebounds and eight blocked shots. Cody White dropped in 10 points and had four steals and Dustin Evangelista chipped in with seven points, four rebounds and two assists while coming off the bench.

Notre Dame finished with a 1-3 record, including an 80-69 loss to Cardston in their opening contest. Cardston fell 101-74 to Edmonton Harry Ainlay in the championship game.

• The Lindsay Thurber Raiders’ final game of the 4A girls provincials at Jasper Place was a 74-60 loss to Calgary Western Canada Saturday.

The Raiders were 1-3 in the Alberta championship, won by Medicine Hat, 59-48 over Spruce Grove.

• The Wetaskiwin Sabres posted a 2-2 record and finished fourth in the 3A boys championship at Edmonton Holy Trinity.

The Sabres knocked off Fort McMurray Father Mercredi twice — 67-50 and 63-60 — and fell 79-46 to Barrhead and 88-82 to Chestermere.

The Ponoka Broncs, meanwhile, downed Holy Trinity 81-50 and lost 66-64 to Barrhead. St. Peter the Apostle of Spruce Grove defeated Leduc in the provincial final.

• Wetaskiwin was 1-2 in the 3A girls provincials at Taber W.R. Myers.

The Sabres fell 80-49 to Lloydminster Holy Rosary, defeated Grande Prairie Charles Spencer 53-48 and dropped a 51-32 decision to Morinville.

Magrath was a 57-51 winner over Edmonton St. Joe’s in the championship contest.

• In the 2A girls provincials at Calgary Rundle College, Central Alberta Christian was 1-2 with an opening 61-57 loss to La Crete, a 43-30 consolation victory over Pigeon Lake and then a 69-61 loss to Picture Butte.

The hosts defeated Lethbridge Immanuel Christian 57-56 to win the Alberta title.

• Olds Koinonia Christian fell 60-57 to Glendon in the consolation final of the 1A girls provincial tournament at Rosemary.

Koinonia posted a 2-2 record, with 62-32 and 61-60 victories over Calgary Clear Water Academy and Edmonton Parkland Immanuel, and a 48-44 loss to Stirling, which went on to down Acme 45-43 in the gold-medal game.

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