Green Gaels knock off Falcons in senior hoops

FERGUS – The Guelph CVI Green Gaels became the first team to beat the Centre Wellington Falcons in District 10 high school senior boys’ basketball league play this season when they posted a 78-66 victory at Centre Wellington Thursday.

The defending champion Falcons had won their previous 11 league games, securing a first-place finish two days Tuesday.

Ben Tofil led the Gaels with 31 points while Drew Desai added 21.

Cole Newton had 16 for the Falcons while Zach Cudmore netted 12.

The win by the Gaels leaves them in a tie for fourth with the Ross Royals at 7-5. St. James Lions are second at 9-3, Centennial Spartans third at 8-3, Lourdes Crusaders sixth at 4-8, Orangeville Bears seventh at 1-10 and Bishop Macdonell Celtics eighth at 0-12.

Due to a postponement last week, Centennial and Orangeville each have three games to play on the week following the two-week exam break while all the other teams have two to go that week.

 

Centennial 76 Ross 46

Hadi El-Miari led Centennial with 16 points while Davin Ramdath added 14.

Zaid Karsiem had 11 for Ross.

 

St. James 56 Orangeville 46

Matt Sanvido hit for 20 points for St. James while Alex Garbuio had 13.

Charlie Hamilton collected 15 for Orangeville with 10 going to Hassan Badran.

 

Lourdes 74 Bishop Macdonell 35

David Mokonen struck for 21 points for Lourdes while Geeth Kenneth followed with 12.

Justin Faienza gathered eight for Bishop Mac and Keeton Merriman picked up six.

 

JUNIOR

Orangeville 43 St. James 31

Keelan Steele’s 18 points paced Orangeville while Rowan Steele contributed eight.

Kelvin Nkubito had 12 for St. James and Paulo Andres had five.

 

Lourdes 49 Bishop Macdonell 31

Sebastian Porcellato sparked Lourdes with 16 points and Tyler Blais chipped in with 12.

Adam Cunningham and Adam McLean each had seven for Bishop Mac.

 

Guelph CVI 52 Centre Wellington 37

Tennessee Tremain netted 20 for GCVI.

Aiden Davy had 10 for Centre Wellington.

 

Ross 66 Centennial 58

Cole Miller sank 22 points for Ross and Lazar Stojanovic netted 13.

Rubal Jassal had 18 for Centennial and Jackson Davidson added 14.

  • Guelph Sports Journal