Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:06

Shaunavon basketball season ends at Hoopla

Written by  Deb Reamer
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The Shaunavon Silhouettes took part in Hoopla 2017 — the SHSAA provincial basketball championships.

All categories of girls and boys teams gathered in Regina on March 23-25. Shaunavon competed in the 2A category along with Wynyard, Kinistino and Foam Lake.
The first game on Friday saw the Silhouettes take on Kinistino. The girls lost by a score of 68-53.
On Saturday, they played Foam Lake in the bronze medal match. The Silhouettes lost 63-49 to end up in fourth place. Congrats to the Silhouettes and their coaches Tim Miller, Paige Island and Tara Coburn on an excellent season. The gold medalist was Wynyard.
Next on the school sport calendar will be badminton. The senior playoffs will be held at the beginning of April starting with sectionals. There will be three host sites:
• Cypress Hills Section will play Saturday, April 8 at Fox Valley. Schools participating include Maple Creek, Fox Valley, Leader, Hazlet and Cabri.
• Rolling Hills Section will play Saturday, April 8 at Swift Current. Schools participating include Gull Lake, Swift Current Comp., Herbert, Hodgeville, Ponteix and Vanguard.
• Whitemud Section will play Tuesday, April 11 at Eastend. Schools participating will be Consul, Eastend, Shaunavon, Frontier and Val Marie.
Students can play in one of five categories: girls singles, boys singles, girls doubles, boys doubles or mixed doubles. The top four per category from each section will advance to the SWAC district finals which will be held in Swift Current on Saturday, April 29. Junior badminton playoffs will not occur until after the Easter break.

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