Thurber Raiders triumph

Lindsay Thurber captured a pair of medals at the 18th annual Hunting Hills junior varsity basketball tournament Saturday.

Lindsay Thurber captured a pair of medals at the 18th annual Hunting Hills junior varsity basketball tournament Saturday.

The Raiders downed the Bert Church Chargers of Airdrie 63-62 in the boys’ final as Lorne Baile hit 19 points.

The LTCHS girls took third-place with a 38-37 win over Bert Church as Emma Newton dropped in 20 points.

Earlier the boys’ edition of the Raiders beat the Notre Dame Cougars 86-65 and the Spruce Grove Panthers 89-60.

Greg Chauvet and Masoum Zaher had 19 points each against the Cougars with Tyson Best hitting 10 against Spruce Grove.

Notre Dame made the bronze medal game and lost 72-65 to the Bellerose Bulldogs of St. Albert.

Maurice Evangelista had 21 points for the Cougars, who earlier downed Spruce Grove 72-42 with Evangelista hitting 23 points.

The Hunting hills Lightning lost 78-63 to Spruce Grove in the consolation final despite 18 points from Evan Billan.

Earlier the Lighting lost 58-57 to Bellerose and 72-48 to Bert Church.

Chris Petersen had 12 points against the Bulldogs and Billan had 14 against the Chargers.

Spruce Grove won the girls’ title with a 43-40 win over the David Thompson Voyageurs, who got 10 points from Crystal Bjorge.

Earlier the Voyageurs downed Hunting Hills 47-35 and Bert Church 48-44.

Cassidy Hollingsworth led the Voyageurs against the Lightning, who got 16 points from Emily Eisenhawer.

Kayla Leopold had eight points for David Thompson against the Chargers.

In pool play, LTCHS downed Notre Dame 36-18 and lost 55-49 to Spruce Grove.

Alycia Andersen had eight points against the Cougars and Kelsie Smale 12 against the Panthers.

Courtney Dach led Notre Dame with four points against LTCHS while Paige Watson had four in a 52-20 loss to the Panthers.

The Lightning also lost 48-44 to Bert Church with Jackie McBride hitting 14 points.

The Lightning won the consolation title with a 54-31 win over Notre Dame as Jayden Robinson had 18 points. Dixon Mataya had nine for the Cougars.

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