new adidas Breton Education Centre Bears remain unbeaten at Coal Bowl
The host Breton Education Centre Bears continued to roll at the annual New Waterford Coal Bowl Classic high school basketball tournament on Tuesday.
The Bears held off the Polyvalente de L Athletiques of L Que., for a 59 50 win in front of about 1,000 fans at BEC gym to improve their tournament record to 2 0. It was the tournament opener for the Athletiques.
BEC took the lead early on, but an energetic Athletiques squad stormed back to make it a one point game at the end of the first quarter. The Bears responded in the second quarter, and held 35 24 advantage at halftime.
Morgan MacIsaac led the Bears with 23 points, while Mitchell Rutledge followed with 19. For the Athletiques, big man Pierre Gabriel Gouffran led the way with 15 and both Mohamed Soumana and Jeremy Phan chipped in 10 apiece. when they face the Hants North Flames (1 0).
BEC girls 84, Hants North girls 24
Three players reached double digits for the Bears girls in a convincing victory over the Flames. Rhianna MacDonald scored 19, Abby MacNeil netted 18 and Jocelyn Wilson chipped in 15 in the win. Megan Singer paced Hants North with seven and Taylor MacPhee scored five.
Noah Wilcox led the way for the Vikings (2 0) with 19 points in their triumph over the Marauders (0 2). Matt MacPherson scored 17 and Skylar Baxter chipped in 16.
Austin Sullivan struck with a game high 21 points, Mitchell Davis scored 16 and Hayden Carroll added 13.
Daniel Slack 33 point performance paced the Rebels (1 1) over the Trailblazers (0 2). Tyson Hartley scored 18, Oliver Harding netted 16 and Ethan O chipped in 14.
Samuel Scott had a big game for the Trailblazers with 26 and Aiden Costelo followed with 12.
A 36 point game by Mitchell Garland helped the visiting Knights (1 0) of Fort McMurray, Alta., to victory. Adan Bank Imudia scored 28 and Majd Daqqa rounded out the scoring with 14.
For the Avalanche (0 2), Sarper Arca Mirkelam paced his squad with 17, followed by Ryan Blackburn with 14, Will Caines with 13, Caleb Hamilton with 12 and Matthew Redden with 11.