One win for local team at hoop provincials
The Carbonear team had some close calls during its run at the 2011 Molson men’s division II provincial basketball championships, held March 11-13 in St. John’s. But it had to settle for one win in four tries.
Carbonear played its first game on March 11 against Breton Solutions, keeping the game close, only to lose 76-73. The team rebounded the next morning to earn its lone victory of the tournament, an 85-51 blowout win over Lewisporte.
That afternoon, Carbonear faced the Goulds Bombers. The game was another close one, with the Goulds team proving triumphant in an 83-77 victory. Carbonear finished play that evening with a tough 7146 loss to M-5.
M-5 went on to lose to Mariner’s in the division II championship game on March 13 by a score of 52-44.