Cardinal Newman, St. Joseph’s to battle for OFSAA AAA gold

GUELPH – Saturday’s medal games are set for the OFSAA provincial high schools girls’ AAA basketball championship tournament at Centennial CVI.

The top-seed Cardinal Newman Cardinals of Stoney Creek are to face the third-seed St. Joseph’s Bears of Toronto in the gold-medal match at 2 p.m.

The Cardinals dropped the fourth-seed Holy Cross Crusaders of Kingston 61-26 in one semifinal Friday night while the Bears surprised the second-seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish of Welland 57-39 in the other.

Holy Cross and Notre Dame are to battle in Saturday’s bronze-medal game at 12 p.m.

Saturday’s games are to start with the consolation final between the eighth-seed CWOSSA AAA champion Brantford CI Mustangs and 14th-seed A.B. Lucas Vikings of London at 10 a.m.

In Friday’s consolation semifinals, Brantford CI defeated 15th-seed Sir John A. Macdonald Highlanders of Waterloo 44-34 in a CWOSSA AAA final rematch while A.B. Lucas dropped 13th-seed Lockerby Vikings of Sudbury 50-43.

A.B. Lucas edged Brantford CI 58-57 in the tournament’s opening round Thursday.


Schedule and Results

Thursday Results
First Round
Cardinal Newman 64 Loyola 40
J. Clarke Richardson 60 Thomas A. Stewart 30
St. Joseph’s 83 St. Mother Teresa 44
A.B. Lucas 58 Brantford CI 57 (OT)
Notre Dame 63 Martingrove 42
St. Patrick’s 48 Sir John A. Macdonald 33
Holy Cross 58 Vaughan 33
Innisdale 54 Lockerby 34
Second Round
Cardinal Newman 64 Thomas A. Stewart 13
J. Clarke Richardson 55 Loyola 37
St. Joseph’s 76 Brantford CI 25
St. Mother Teresa 61 A.B. Lucas 48
Notre Dame 56 Sir John A. Macdonald 30
St. Patrick’s 73 Martingrove 37
Holy Cross 52 Lockerby 43
Innisdale 50 Vaughan 21
Friday Results
Consolation Quarter-finals
Lockerby 45 Martingrove 39
Brantford CI 69 Loyola 59
A.B. Lucas 46 Thomas A. Stewart 32
Sir John A. Macdonald 55 Vaughan 35
Championship Quarter-finals
Cardinal Newman 66 St. Mother Teresa 37
Holy Cross 48 St. Patrick’s 43
St. Joseph’s 40 J. Clarke Richardson 19
Notre Dame 62 Innisdale 36
Consolation Semifinals
A.B. Lucas 50 Lockerby 43
Brantford CI 44 Sir John A. Macdonald 34
Championship Semifinals
Cardinal Newman 61 Holy Cross 26
St. Joseph’s 57 Notre Dame 39
Saturday Games
Consolation final: Brantford CI vs. A.B. Lucas at Centennial, 10 a.m.
Bronze-medal game: Holy Cross vs. Notre Dame at Centennial, 12 p.m.
Gold-medal game: Cardinal Newman vs. St. Joseph’s at Centennial, 2 p.m.
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