Plenty of basketball action has happened over the past two weeks as the Prince Charles Secondary School teams get closer to their zone championships.
The junior boys, coached by Rick Czar, played on Feb. 6 and defeated Selkirk Secondary School (Kimberley). Donovan Osterreicher was a top scorer for the boys. On Feb. 1 and 2, the junior boys finished third overall in a tournament in Fernie.
The junior girls, coached by Lyndi Gerlinsky, lost to Selkirk 24-34 with Matty Fedorowich as high scorer. On Feb. 1 and 2, the girls travelled to Invermere and finished sixth overall. The girls defeated Fernie and lost to Jaffray and David Thompson Secondary School (Invermere). No scores were available.
The Grade 8 boys, coached by Larry Hills, played Parkland Middle School (Cranbrook) on Feb. 5 and defeated them 36-16. On Feb. 9, the Grade 8 boys hosted teams and beat Parkland 33-15 and Selkirk 30-24, but lost to 55-28 to Jaffray.
The senior girls, coached by Sharen Popoff, played in Nelson on Feb. 8 and 9 and finished sixth overall. The girls beat Stanley Humphries Secondary School (Castlegar) 42-26, and lost 52-38 to David Thompson and 39-36 to Boundary Central Secondary School (Midway). Cheyanne Kehler was team MVP, Kelsey Speiss was voted most sportsmanlike, Renae Steed was voted most improved and Jung Lee got the coach’s award for overall improvement.
—PRINCE CHARLES SECONDARY SCHOOL