win to secure a spot in the championship game.
“As a coaching staff we were very excited with the way we played against Estevan.
“Our pressure defense and transition game started to click for extended stretches.
“We want to be known as a team with great pressure defense and gets out and runs in transition which we finally saw against Estevan.”
Addai and grade 12 post Cheyenne Kendall led the Ardens with 12 points apiece and Kendall was named the Player of the Game. Grade 9 guard Mackenzie Froehlich added 10 points for the Ardens.
The Ardens faced Moose Jaw Central in the championship game, a team they had beaten during the opening weekend of the season in Estevan.
“Central is a tough match up for us as they have three big post players that really control the glass for them,” said Herrick.
The Ardens trailed the game 31-23 at halftime and 47-33 after three quarters.