Lindsay Thurber Raiders player Brett Lower drives wide on a Lacombe Rams defender as the Raiders knocked off Lacombe 78-67, on their home court in Central Alberta High School Basketball action as play got back underway after the two-week exam break. Lower had 10 points in the win. Basit Karimy led Lindsay Thurber with 24 points, while kage Hansen had 18. Carson Prins had a big night with 21 points for Lacombe and Jared Gamble was also strong with 20. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

High School Basketball back in full swing

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders senior girls knocked off the Lacombe Rams 64-37 on their home court in Central Alberta High School Basketball action as play got back underway after the two-week exam break. Hannah Wirtanen led the way for the Raiders with 17 points, while Chenee Lehman and Macy Bourassa each chipped in 11.

In other action, the St. Joes Falcons senior edged the Hunting Hills lightning 75-61. Dani Celso was the top scorer for the Falcons with 25 points. Marissa Richards led the Lightning with 29 points.

The Notre Dame Cougars also fell 65-55 to the Camrose Trojans. Notre Dame was led by Lauren Junck with 15 points and four rebounds. Mattice Rensburg chipped in 13 points Paityn Babb 11 points and 10 rebounds.

On the men’s side, the Lindsay Thurber Raiders defeated the Lacombe Rams 78-67. Basi Krimy led the Raiders with 23 points, while Kage Hansen added 18. Carson Prins was the Rams leading scorer with 21 points, while Jared Gamble poured in 20 points.

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