Wolverines, Thunder remain tied for first in senior hoops
MOUNT FOREST – The Wellington Heights Wolverines and Westside Thunder remained tied atop the District 4 high school senior girls’ basketball league standings after both recorded victories Monday.
Wellington Heights defeated the Emmanuel Christian Eagles 36-21 while Westside downed the Norwell Varsity Reds 61-14.
The Wolverines and Thunder have identical 6-1 records while the Centre Dufferin Royals are at 4-2, Emmanuel Christian’s at 3-4, Erin Raiders are at 1-5 and Norwell’s at 0-7.
Wellington Heights and Westside have played their two games against one another and the Thunder will win the tie-breaker should the pair remain in a deadlock at the end of the regular season. Westside beat Wellington Heights by seven points in their season openers Sept. 25 while the Wolverines prevailed by five points last week at Orangeville.
Wellington Heights 36 Emmanuel Christian 21
Haven LeBlanc hit for 10 points for Wellington Heights while Nina Rodrigues netted seven.
Tessa VanVeen had six for Emmanuel Christian.
Westside 61 Norwell 14
Alex Lafond’s 13 points powered Westside while Jaime Wright added 12.
Georgia Ellison had six for Norwell and Maddie Klaassen contributed four.
Wellington Heights 34 Emmanuel Christian 13
C. McRobb collected nine points for Wellington Heights while Leah Richardson followed with eight.
Trinity Taekema had six for Emmanuel Christian and Courtney VanLuik chipped in with three.
- Guelph Sports Journal