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by Mikaela Kuefler good game. The boys got to play to their potential and
I'm proud of them”. Davidson mentioned that the
SPORTS basketball league games. One on January 20 against Davidson also admired how much HRH has
The Parkland Composite High School Junior 'A' girls
The Weekly ANCHOR and boys teams have won their last two home team had their full starting line up returning this year,
which is now comprised mostly of grade nine's.
Holy Redeemer High School, and the other was last
week on January 13 against Grande Trunk High School improved since the start of the season, due to coach
Mike McAndrew's coaching. “They're kind of the
(Evansburg). benchmark that we look for to see how much we've
On January 20, the PCHS Pacers girls and boys improved. So, as long as we keep improving as well,
teams played the HRH Rebels at PCHS. The girls we know we'll be okay.”, says Davidson.
played first, with PCHS dominating the court HRH coach Mike McAndrews advised that they
throughout the game, winning 74-28. PCHS came only had three grade nine's returning this year. “We
together as a team, playing good defence and did as well as we could against that team. My boys
capitalizing on rebounds. It was a fast paced game with played hard and they did some good things out there."
speedy transitions up and down the court. For the January 13 game, PCHS girls and boys
PCHS girls coach Robin Kiland commented, “One of junior 'A' basketball teams played against the
their key plays was when defence continued to move Evansburg Grande Trunk Teddy's and Grizzlies at
the play quickly back up the floor.” PCHS. The girls played first and during the first two
The PCHS boys played HRH next. This game started quarters the score was close. In the third quarter,
with a lot of intensity from both teams and was a close PCHS played stronger as a team and started to gain a
game, with PCHS leading by ten, until the fourth larger lead against Evansburg. Final score was 52-39
Quarter. HRH played hard most of the game and tried for PCHS.
to make a come back, especially in the third quarter. Coach Magneson commented after the game, “This
They were quite close to tying until the captain of was a game where we played everybody because
PCHS sustained a serious injury with a few minutes some kids didn't get to play last weekend."
left in the third quarter, pausing the game quite a few Later, the PCHS boys team played the Grande Trunk
minutes. This injury did two things. It made the players Grizzlies. The Pacers gained the lead quickly from the
of HRH cold, so that when the game did start up again, start. Davidson then decided to sub on his second
photo Mikaela Kuefler they came out flat. It also caused PCHS to pull string, comprised of grade eight players, so they could
together, stepping up their game to take a large lead, gain some more playing experience. Final score was
Neil Korolischuck (12), from Holy Redeemer High winning the game 79-50. 54-17.
School, tries to stop Braydon Hees’s (8) shot, from PCHS Boys coach Brian Davidson stated, “It was a
Parkland Composite High School, at PCHS on
January 20. PCHS beat HRH 79-50.
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their team.
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G a r d eners Evleen Jumaga (6) from Holy Redeemer steals the ball from a Niton Knights
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CEREAL by Mikaela Kuefler and the transition up and down the
KILLER!! On January 21, the Holy Redeemer court occurred at a really fast pace.
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