Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:45

SWAC basketball league play starts again

Written by  Deb Reamer
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Kristian Lubi (#6) of the Swift Current Colts prepares to shoot a ball after a fast run across the court with Shaunavon Shadows players Nixen Voll (#13) and Jordan Voll (#14) in hot pursuit during the opening game at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School Senior Boys Invitational basketball tournament, Jan. 16. The Colts defeated the Shadows 75-63 and the home team remained undefeated to claim gold at their home tournament with a 85-71 win over the Estevan Elecs and a 71-62 victory over the Saskatoon Bethlehem Stars. The Junior Colts also had a gold medal weekend with victories over Oxbow and Stoughton to win the Estevan tournament. Kristian Lubi (#6) of the Swift Current Colts prepares to shoot a ball after a fast run across the court with Shaunavon Shadows players Nixen Voll (#13) and Jordan Voll (#14) in hot pursuit during the opening game at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School Senior Boys Invitational basketball tournament, Jan. 16. The Colts defeated the Shadows 75-63 and the home team remained undefeated to claim gold at their home tournament with a 85-71 win over the Estevan Elecs and a 71-62 victory over the Saskatoon Bethlehem Stars. The Junior Colts also had a gold medal weekend with victories over Oxbow and Stoughton to win the Estevan tournament.

The SWAC basketball league saw four games being played Jan. 13.


Maple Creek hosted the Swift Current Jr. Colts and Ardens. 
In the girls’ game, Maple Creek was victorious by a 35-28 score. Jill Teichroeb led the Rebels with 16 points while Christina Chase and Callie Kay-MacMillan both had seven for the Ardens.
The Maple Creek boys’ also posted a win 59-41 over the Jr. Colts. Justice Smith had 25 points for the Rebels with Braydon Winslow adding 19. The Colts were led by Wyatt Wiebe with nine points.
Herbert boys remain undefeated in league play as they hosted Shaunavon Shadows and came up with a 78-64 victory.
Herbert’s top scorer was Frank Meyers with 24 points while Kurt Robertson contributed 19.
The Shadows were led by the Nixon brothers — Nixon with 24 and Jordan with 14. 
The other senior game saw the Shaunavon Silhouettes travel to Gull Lake and come away with a 58-42 win.
Cassie Nicolson had 14 points while Rachel Illerbrun added 12. Gull Lake top scorer was Mikayla Hassard with 12 points while Karin Roen added 11.
Junior games from Jan. 15:
• Frontier boys 30 at Shaunavon 84; Frontier girls 22 at Shaunavon 79.
• Swift Current Comp Grade 9 boys 129 at Maple Creek 12; Swift Current Comp Grade 9 girls 22 at Maple Creek 34; Wymark girls 36 at Waldeck 58.
Upcoming games scheduled include:
• Jan. 20 — senior games: Maple Creek girls at Shaunavon; Swift Current Jr. Colts at Shaunavon; Swift Current girls at Frontier; Maple Creek boys at Herbert.
• Jan. 22 — junior games:; Frontier boys/girls at Swift Current Comp Grade 9s; Waldeck girls at Wymark; Maple Creek boys/girls at Shaunavon.
• Jan. 29 — junior games: Wymark girls at Frontier; Waldeck boys/girls at Maple Creek.
Senior curling playoffs will get underway on Saturday, Jan. 31 at three locations:
Cypress Hills section playoffs will be at Abbey.  Schools involved include: Maple Creek, Leader, Fox Valley, Cabri.
Rolling Hills section playoffs will be at Gull Lake.  Schools involved include: Swift Current Comp, Gull Lake, Hodgeville.
Whitemud section playoffs will be at Eastend.  Schools involved include: Eastend, Shaunavon and Val Marie. 
Games will begin at all three locations at 10 a.m. The A and B winners will advance to the SWAC district championships in Fox Valley Feb. 6-7.

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