Oak Bay senior girls third in B.C.

Fourth quarter proves costly for Breakers in semifinals at provincial basketball championships

Elgin Park player Brooklyn Tidder (left) drives to the hoop against Oak Bay Breakers defender Andrea Psotka at the senior girls AAA High School Basketball Championships at Langley Event Centre.

The Oak Bay Breakers fell a quarter short in their quest for the B.C. senior girls high school basketball championship.

The Breakers were tied 39-39 with the Brookswood Bobcats as they headed to the fourth quarter of the provincial semifinals. The Bobcats outscored Oak Bay 25-11 in the final frame to earn a 64-50 win on their way to the senior girls provincial championship.

Morgan Roskelley paced the Breakers’ attack with 17 points, while Andrea Psotka notched 13 and Lauren Yearwood and Sophie de Goede each chipped in 10.

Oak Bay finished off their season with a 71-49 win over the Riverside Rapids to finish third at the AAA senior girls championship in Langley.

The Breakers never trailed in the game, led by Yearwood’s 24 points with de Goode adding 16.

Yearwood and Roskelley were each named first-team all-stars, while de Goede received an honourable mention and Roskelley also earned the Quinn Keast Foundation Scholarship.

Oak Bay opened the tournament with a 72-45 win over Elgin Park, followed by a 66-47 win over MEI. Psotka led Oak Bay against Elgin Park with 15 points, while de Goede’s 28 points topped the scoresheet against MEI.

Brookswood held off W.J. Mouat 60-48 to win the senior girls crown.

Oak Bay’s junior girls had to settle for a fourth-place finish at their provincial championship.

The Oak Bay juniors got off to a strong start in Langley, knocking off Brookswood 47-30 before edging New Westminster 47-46. The Breakers lost the semifinal against eventual champion Panorama Ridge 73-39 and dropped a 52-40 decision to Kelowna in the game for third place.

 

editor@oakbaynews.com

 

 

Just Posted

‘Two ducks, five bucks’ for annual rubber duckie race in Bowker Creek

Oak Bay High Environment Club host event Saturday in celebration of vital Oak Bay creek

Esquimalt council green-lights first mass-timber building on Vancouver Island

Mayor appreciates 12-storey structure’s proximity to naval base, graving dock and Seaspan

Victoria beaches 1,560 pounds lighter after Surfrider cleanup

200 people came out to clean the beach on Earth Day

Sooke makes call for regional fire dispatch

Some municipalities decide to take service off-Island

Greater Victoria School District adopts new dress code policy

Two years in the making, SD61 moves to more inclusionary guidelines

Parents call for change to health laws after Oak Bay teen’s death

Accidental overdose has Elliot Eurchuk’s parents seeking change to B.C Infants Act

Amalgamation Yes hosting citizen’s assembly info meeting Wednesday at Vic High

Mayors of Victoria and Saanich will be on hand to give updates to residents

Doctor sees healing power in psychedelic plant as Peru investigates death of B.C. man

Peru’s attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of 41-year-old Sebastian Woodroffe

Toronto police officer ‘gave himself the space and time’ in van attack

Footage shows officer standing up, turning off his siren and talking clearly to the suspect

$1.18 to $1.58 a litre: Are you paying the most for gas in B.C.?

Gas prices across B.C. vary, with lowest in Vernon and highest in – you guessed it – Metro Vancouver

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of April 24

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Inquest set 10 years after B.C. woman shot, left to die

Lisa Dudley, and her partner, Guthrie McKay were shot in their Mission home in September 2008

B.C. hockey team to retire Humboldt Bronco victim’s number

BCHL’s Surrey Eagles to retire Jaxon Joseph’s No. 10 in light of bus tragedy

B.C. Hells Angels invited to rally by anti-SOGI organizer

The Culture Guard group has helped Hells Angels in the past, said its executive director.

Most Read