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Awesome effort as

The Weekly ANCHOR Pine Grove faces HRH

e q u a l l y m a t c h e d
by Mikaela Kuefler
throughout. Both teams l e a d i n g t o s o m e
successful fast breaks.
On February 18, the played with intensity and HRH won the game with a
Pine Grove Middle fought hard." score of 55-22.
School Jr 'C' boys and The Pine Grove Jr 'C' Coach of the Pine Grove
girls team played against girls team has 2 wins and Panthers Jr 'C' boys team,
the Holy Redeemer High 5 losses to date. Bill Dick, said, "They
School Jr 'B' team, at Coach of the HRH Jr 'B" played really well. They
HRH. girls team, Kim Haland had a really strong
The girls teams started commented that "it was a defence and that's what
off and HRH took the lead really good game. Pine we've been working on".
quickly. Since the HRH Grove 'C' put in a lot of He also commented that
R e b e l s h a d m o r e effort and our girls did “our team is made up of
experience, they quickly well”. grade 6's and we're the
dominated the court and Currently, the HRH Jr only 'C' team in the
pulled ahead of the Pine 'B' girls team has 6 wins league”.
Grove Panthers. With the and 3 losses. The Pine Grove Jr 'C'
start of the second half, The boys took the court boys team has 1 win and 7
HRH opened with their next and it wasn't long losses to date.
second line, giving the before HRH was in the Coach of the HRH
Panthers time to catch up. lead. The Pine Grove Rebels Jr 'B' boys team,
The Panthers worked hard Panthers put in a lot of M e l o d y T h e b l e a u ,
to close the gap until HRH effort and both teams stated,“The boys did
was only leading by ten fought for every ball. really well. Everyone
points. HRH subbed in HRH took control over stepped up tonight and
their starting line and the court and stretched the was doing personal bests.
finished the game with a gap from Pine Grove. Due O u r d e f e n c e w a s
score of 38-26. to such a difference in age phenomenal. On offence,
After the game, assistant and height, HRH caught our forwards really drove
coach of the Pine Grove Jr the majority of rebounds to the basket and they
and had an easier time
w e r e k e y o n t h e
Riley Nycz (9), from Holy Redeemer High School, looks to pass the ball 'C' team, Bailey Dunne, making their shots. The rebounds."
during the February 18 league game against Pine Grove Middle School, at said that the girls "played Panthers made a good The HRH Jr 'B' boys
awesome”. “They've been
HRH. HRH beat Pine Grove 55-22. photo Mikaela Kuefler having a hard time this defence but had a hard have 12 wins and 2 losses.
time blocking some of the
The next game for both
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only 'C' team in our
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travelled to Morinville Alberta to
The PCHS Jr 'A' boys team won all of
participate in the Morinville Composite
Where: Pine Grove School Lobby
G a r d eners Where: Pine Grove School Lobby Junior High School Tournament on their round robin games and played in
the finals against the Morinville Wolves.
February 19 and 20.
When: Monday, March 7 at 7 pm
The PCHS Jr 'A' girls had a difficult
CEREAL When: Monday, March 7 at 7 pm time this tournament due to some The gold medal match was an intense
game and the score between the two
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the small gymnasium. The girls had
the second half, the PCHS Panthers took
ESCAPED slow starts and took a while to get back the lead and created a twelve point gap
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They lost their games against St. Joseph
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Coach of the PCHS Jr 'A' team, Brian
Pembina North Community School
(Dapp). The PCHS girls placed seventh Davidson, said, "Diego Espinosa had an
after winning their third game against outstanding game in the semi-final
Spruce Grove with a score of 65-25. The against Gibbons. Captains, Jaden
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medal, while St. Joseph won the silver.
Coach of the PCHS Jr 'A' girls, Wade
being part of this association Magneson, commented, "After a home the gold".
The undefeated PCHS Jr 'A' boys team
come out and be successful January, the Panthers ran into looks to defend their GYAC
some injury problems". That and
championship title as well and will play
in the tournament on February 26 and
"playing in a small gym, they were
a volunteer! unable to play their running game and 27. They will then travel to the zones
championship in Morinville, on March 4
came up short against Whitecourt. A
team they have previously beaten". and 5.
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