Hunting Hills Lightning guard Keanna Richards drives past H.J. Cody Lakers player Sadie Jeffries in the bronze medal game of the Cougar Classic at Notre Dame on Saturday. Hunting Hills earned the bronze medal win over the Lakers. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lighting girls and boys basketball win bronze at Cougar Classic

Notre Dame senior girls win silver

It was a strong weekend for Hunting Hills High School basketball at the Cougar Classic.

Both the Lightning senior boys and girls earned bronze at the local tournament on Saturday.

The Lighting senior boys won a 74-69 overtime thriller against the host Notre Dame Cougars. Daniel Moon had a game-high 16 points for the Lightning, while Limuel Lazaro and Chad Moench each had 15 for the Cougars. Jasper Place topped the Bishop Grandin Ghosts 100-81 to win gold.

On the girls side, Hunting Hills cruised past the H.J. Cody Lakers 87-18 to win bronze. Melena Fisher scored 25 points for the Lightning.

Notre Dame fell 60-41 to the McCoy Colts in the final and settled for silver. Asha Weaver was the top scorer in the game with 14 points.



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Hunting Hills Lightning player Avery Burgar protects the ball as she rises up for a layup while H.J. Cody Lakers’ Jayla Currie plays defence in the bronze medal game at the Cougar Classic. The Lightning won bronze over the Lakers. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning guard Keanna Richards drives past H.J. Cody Lakers player Sadie Jeffries in the bronze medal game of the Cougar Classic at Notre Dame on Saturday. Hunting Hills earned the bronze medal win over the Lakers. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

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