Notre Dame Cougars win bronze on both sides at junior varsity basketball championships

The Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association junior varsity basketball season concluded this weekend with both the girls and boys disivions handing out titles on Saturday.

On the girls side, the Wm. E Hay Wildcats took home gold with a 65- 48 win over the Hunting Hills Lightning.

For the Wildcats, Emily Brown led the way with 19 points and Tori Brower chipped in 14.

Melena Fisher had 16 points for the Lightning and Jamie Siller added 10 en route to the silver medal.

The Notre Dame Cougars captured bronze in a 50-46 win over the Lindsay Thurber Raiders.

Angie Paez had a game-high 14 points and teammate Annie Purdy scored nine. Alyssa Pearce had eight points for the Raiders and Victoria Frank pitched in seven.

On the boys side, the Wetaskawin Sabres secured the title in a 75-63 win over the Camrose Trojans.

Luke Sonnenberg led the way for Wetaskiwin with 18 points and Jose Narciso had 17. Erik Pudlowski had 14 points for the Trojans.

Notre Dame clinched bronze on the boys side as well with a 70-57 win over the Lindsay Thurber Raiders.

Manny Santos and Jared Arnold both dropped 15 points in the Cougars’ win.

Quaid Arra had 13 points for the Raiders.

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