Dufferin schools move to b-ball semi-finals

April 22, 2015   ·   0 Comments

Local Dufferin County elementary public schools are getting fewer in the basketball tournament as the advancing teams wrapped up their last games and are now going into the semi-final round of court action.

After completing the last round, there are eight girls teams still in the running.

On the boys side, there are eight teams still standing after other squads were knocked out of competition this past week.

The semi-final games will take place from April 22 – 30, at schools around the region.

In the Girls’ A Pool, the Spencer Avenue Lady Stallions will the number one seeded Laurelwoods Lady Lighting from Amaranth.

The Laurelwoods team is undefeated this season.

The Mono-Amranth Eagles will host the Island Lake Lakers.

In the Girls’ B Pool, the Princess Elizabeth Pandas will host the Parkinson Centennial Panthers.

The Credit Meadows Cobras will travel to Grand Valley to take on the Gators.

In the Boys’ division, the ‘A’ pool, the Island Lake Lakers will be up against the number one seeded Montgomery Village Vipers.

In the other ‘A’ pool series, Credit Meadows Cobras will take on the Glenbrook Grizzlies.

The Boys’ ‘B’ pool will see Princess Elizabeth Pandas going up against the East Garafraxa Raiders.

The second semi-final in Boys’ ‘B’ pool, will feature Centennial Hylands Huskies against the winner of the April 22,

quarter-final between Hyland Heights Hawks and the Spencer Avenue Stallions.

The elementary school tournament has seen a highly competitive season this year with a lot of players coming to the court with previous experience either on their school teams or through affiliation with local basketball clubs.

Basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in the region.

Once the final teams earn their spot in the championship round, they will meet for the final games in the gym at Westside Secondary School in Orangeville on Tuesday, May 5.

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