Celtics stretch their senior basketball win streak

GUELPH – The Bishop Macdonell Celtics broke a lengthy losing streak last week and followed that victory with another triumph in District 10 high school senior boys’ basketball play Tuesday.

The Celtics made it two wins in a row as they slipped by the St. James Lions 55-52.

Ramez Kridli had 13 points for the Celtics while Luca De Sando netted nine.

Josh Sims had 11 for St. James while Kelvin Nkubito added 10 and David Farrelly chipped in with nine.

Centennial Spartans and Ross Royals remained knotted for first with perfect 3-0 records while Lourdes Crusaders and Bishop Mac are tied for second at 2-1. St. James and Guelph CVI Green Gaels are deadlocked for fifth at 1-2 and Orangeville Bears and Centre Wellington Falcons are tied for seventh at 0-7.

 

Centennial 83 Orangeville 36

Hadi El-Miari led Centennial with 21 points while Cameron Powell had 16 and Jack Viveiros added 12.

Keelan Steele had 12 for Orangeville and Benjamin Cooke collected eight.

 

Ross 64 Guelph CVI 37

Scoring leaders not reported.

 

Lourdes 74 Centre Wellington 57

Kevin Martinez had 22 points for Lourdes while Sebastian Porcellato added 14 and Tyler Blais had 10.

Owen Fox struck for 18 for Centre Wellington while Erik Deckert had 16 and Kelsi Mullany contributed 11.

 

Junior

Lourdes 66 Centre Wellington 61

Joseph Basciano hit for 15 points for Lourdes and was followed by Domenic Favaro with 12, Evan Krueger with 11 and Simon Porcellato with nine.

Grayson Davy had a game-high 28 for Centre Wellington while Benny Miller had 12 and Deklan Walker and Ryan Avery collected eight apiece.

 

Bishop Macdonell 65 St. James 59

H. Schut led Bishop Mac with 15 points while Nick Poloniato added 14.

Leading scorers for St. James were unavailable.

 

Ross 82 Guelph CVI 36

Scoring leaders not reported.

 

Orangeville 59 Centennial 56

Ashton McQuaig and Evan Steele had 17 points apiece for Orangeville and Landon Montague gathered 11.

Jaylen Phillip hit for 18 for Centennial and W. Glaspell had 12.

 

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