Spartans and Gaels unbeaten atop senior hoops loop
GUELPH – Centennial Spartans and Guelph CVI Green Gaels remained deadlocked and unbeaten atop the District 10 high school senior girls’ basketball league standings as both posted victories Tuesday.
Centennial defeated the St. James Lions 58-33 while GCVI got by the Ross Royals 50-33.
The Spartans and Gaels both have 3-0 records while the Bishop Macdonell Celtics follow at 2-1 and St. James is at 1-1. Ross and the Lourdes Crusaders are both at 0-2 while the Orangeville Bears are at 0-3.
GCVI and Centennial are scheduled to have their lone regular-season meeting next Tuesday at Centennial.
This year the top four qualify for the playoffs. The final is set for Dec. 14.
Centennial 58 St. James 33
Jocelyn Newby led Centennial with 17 points while J. Beutenmiller netted seven.
Elivia Garbuio had 13 points for St. James and Eva Wenger collected 10.
Guelph CVI 50 Ross 33
Nyssa Matthews hit for 17 points for GCVI while Acadia Tremain added 12 and Tishan Delfinado had nine.
Daniella Centurione and Davin Eddy each had 10 points for Ross while Kikar Tesfit contributed six.
Bishop Macdonell 43 Orangeville 32
Madeline Tavares had a game-high 16 points for Bishop Mac while Shaelyn Mitchell followed with 13.
Firth had 15 points for Orangeville.
Centennial 41 St. James 26
Jenna Davey hit for 15 points for Centennial while Nica Borghese chipped in with nine.
Arielle Balmelero had nine points for St. James with seven going to Teigan McDonald.
Guelph CVI 39 Ross 34
Jasmine Liban gathered 19 points for GCVI.
Leah Van Milligen had 13 points for Ross.
Lourdes 83 Centre Wellington 17
Four players hit double digits in scoring for Lourdes as Zoe Penny had 14 points, Mckenna Codrington 12, Liv Doucette 11 and Ciara Hayne 10.
Rachel Pegg collected six points for Centre Wellington while Rachel Kaspar and Jorja Yake each had three.
Orangeville 45 Bishop Macdonell 38
Firth connected for 17 points for Orangeville while Miller had 15.
Sydney Richardson led Bishop Mac with 12 points.
- Guelph Sports Journal