Roy­als team post wins to end hoops reg­u­lar sea­son

Riverview boys, Memo­rial girls to host re­gional tour­na­ments next week

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

SYD­NEY MINES — Josh Har­ris led the league-lead­ing Riverview Roy­als with 17 points in their con­vinc­ing 80-34 victory over the Memo­rial Ea­gles in Cape Bre­ton High School Divi­sion 1 Boys Bas­ket­ball League play Wed­nes­day at Memo­rial gym.

Wed­nes­day night’s hoops action was the last for the reg­u­lar sea­son. The Roy­als boys and Memo­rial Ea­gles girls will host their re­spec­tive High­land Re­gion cham­pi­onship tour­na­ments next week.

Derek Loth­ier fol­lowed with 13 points, while both Kel­son Dev­ereaux and Jeff Green chipped in 11 points. The Roy­als had things well in con­trol by half­time, as they held a com­mand­ing 45-13 ad­van­tage.

Nic Donato was the only Mav­er­icks player to reach dou­ble dig­its with 12 points.

In girls action, Laura An­drea led the Roy­als at­tack with 24 points in their 73-63 victory over the Memo­rial Ea­gles. Riverview also got of­fence from Devon Pierre with 14 and Ains­ley Mac­In­tyre with 12.

The Ea­gles were paced by Kyla McRae with 16. Kate­lyn Hil­lier and Anna Dahl fol­lowed with 14 apiece.

At Bre­ton Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre gym, Jeremy Piovesan rained down 46 points to pace the host BEC Bears to an 87-83 tri­umph over the Glace Bay Pan­thers.

Colin La­rade fol­lowed with 18 points, while Kyle MacDon­ald chipped in 15. The Bears won the game de­spite trail­ing 41-40 at half­time.

Kyle Mar­shall net­ted 26 points in the loss. Nathan Bod­haine fired 18, Pa­trick Simms chipped in 16 and Cody MacPher­son added 11.

In the girls tilt, the Pan­thers put in a bal­anced at­tack in their 81-37 victory over the Bears. Maryann Moore led Glace Bay with 13 points, while Lauren Peck and Jamie Toomey scored 11 apiece. Glace Bay was in con­trol by re­cess, sport­ing a 42-10 ad­van­tage.

For BEC, Lacey Bursey fired 13 in the loss.

T.J. Colello - Cape Bre­ton Post

Ains­ley Mac­In­tyre of the Riverview Roy­als, right, bat­tles un­der the hoop with Kyla MacRae of the Memo­rial Ea­gles dur­ing Cape Bre­ton High School Divi­sion 1 Girls Bas­ket­ball League play at Memo­rial gym, Wed­nes­day. Roy­als won, 73-63.

T.J. Colello - Cape Bre­ton Post

Nic Donato of the Memo­rial Mav­er­icks, mid­dle, soars to the hoop while be­ing pres­sured by Ryan Reid of the Riverview Roy­als, left, and Tyler Stone at Memo­rial gym, Wed­nes­day. The Roy­als won the Cape Bre­ton High School Divi­sion 1 Boys Bas­ket­ball League tilt by an 80-34 score.

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