JV Raiders knock off Cougars

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders downed host Notre Dame 53-27 Saturday in the consolation final of the Cougar Classic JV girls basketball tournament.

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders downed host Notre Dame 53-27 Saturday in the consolation final of the Cougar Classic JV girls basketball tournament.

Details of the game were unavailable.

Calgary Bishop Grandin won gold with a 43-39 victory over Spruce Grove and Airdrie Bert Church defeated Edmonton Archbishop Macdonald 58-38 in the bronze-medal game.

The host Cougars finished sixth in the eight-team tournament, with the Hunting Hills Lightning placing eighth.

Earlier in the day, Notre Dame slipped past Airdrie George McDougall 44-43 as Paige Watson scored 16 points and Cassidy Clark added six.

Meanwhile, Hunting Hills got 12 points from Jaden Robinson and eight from Teagen Booth in a 37-36 loss to George McDougall, and also dropped a 59-37 decision to Lindsay Thurber.

Friday’s results (top scorers; Red Deer schools only)

Bert Church 46 Notre Dame 24 — ND: Paige Watson 8, Rachel Wiebe 6; Archbishop Macdonald 48 Lindsay Thurber 47 — LT: Kelsie Smale 19, Emma Newton 8; Bishop Grandin 43 Lindsay Thurber 40 — LT: Jaden Robinson 16, Priscilla Mand 6.

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