‘This is their NBA cham­pi­onship’

Ga­tors bas­ket­ball club host­ing provin­cials in Cam­bridge Feb. 24 to 26

Annapolis Valley Register - - X SPORTS - BY ASH­LEY THOMP­SON KINGSCOUNTYNEWS.CA CAM­BRIDGE

Some lo­cal hoop­sters will soon be put to the test.

The KMBA Ga­tors are slated to host the U12 Divi­sion 3 Provin­cials at the Cen­tral Kings Ru­ral High School in Cam­bridge from Feb. 24 to 26.

“The reg­u­lar sea­son record was six wins to three losses. Our lo­cal league had five teams that played each other: Port Wil­liams, Aca­dia Mi­nor, Hantsport, our other KMBA mini boys team and us,” said Kathy Trask, a spokes­woman for the host­ing team. “The games were all very close in score. For ex­hi­bi­tion games we were five wins, one loss.”

The KMBA Ga­tors are tech­ni­cally a Divi­sion 4 team, but ac­cepted the challenge to play up a divi­sion for provin­cials.

“We lost by one to ad­vance to the cham­pi­onships in our league the week­end of Feb. 11, but won the bronze game,” said Trask. “Host­ing provin­cials takes a lot of team­work by many peo­ple. The boys will get to see their fam­i­lies and KMBA com­mu­nity work to­gether to make this a suc­cess, as well as have op­por­tu­ni­ties to vol­un­teer as well. In the spirit of sport, they will see other teams play, cheer

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The KMBA Ga­tors will be host­ing the U12 Divi­sion 3 Provin­cials at the Cen­tral Kings Ru­ral High School in Cam­bridge from Feb. 24 to 26.

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